Grapevine Committee (Gv)

  1. Purpose
    1.1 The purpose of the Grapevine Committee shall be to inform Groups and individuals in the Arkansas Area of the many benefits that can be derived through the Grapevine subscription.
    1.2 The Committee shall encourage broadening Grapevine’s benefits; i.e. topics for group discussion, submitting articles for publication, sharing copies with newcomers, friends, professionals, institutions, etc.
  2. Structure
    2.1 The Area Assembly Chairman, with the approval of the Area Assembly Co-Chairman, will appoint a Chairman for this Committee from the current Area Assembly voting membership.
    2.2 The Committee membership shall consist of G.S.R.s appointed by the Area Assembly Co-Chairman with representation from each District.
  3. Functions
    3.1 This Committee shall meet a minimum of four times annually during the quarterly Area Assembly meeting.
    3.2 This Committee’s primary responsibility shall be coordinating in the most effective manner the flow of information creating an awareness of the Grapevine, and other Gv literature and material, from the Area Assembly to Districts, Groups, and A.A. members.
    3.3 This Committee is budgeted monies at the January Area Assembly meeting for the year, contingent upon the availability of funds. Disbursement of funds will be approved by a simple majority vote of the Committee in attendance and a copy of the minutes including the vote given to the Area Assembly Treasurer for payment.
    3.4 The Committee will report at each regular quarterly meeting of the Area Assembly on the progress of projects and expenditures of monies.
  4. Activities
    4.1 Conduct workshops at the Area, District, and Group levels.
    4.2 Coordinate information, effort, and activities with PI, TF, CF, and CPC Committees.
    4.3 Provide information to committee members, G.S.R.s and D.C.M.s on the acquisition, cost, and use of A.A. literature, G.S.O. Guidelines and other materials.