Treatment Facilities (TF)

  1. Purpose
    1.1 The purpose of the Treatment Facilities Committee shall be to coordinate the flow of information and activities pertaining to carrying the message of recovery to alcoholics in hospitals and alcoholism treatment and rehabilitation centers, and from the Area Assembly to Districts, Groups, and individual A.A. members.
    1.2 The Committee should encourage and assist District and Group Committees and individual A.A. members who are or will become involved in this vital twelfth step work.
  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 and assistance pertaining to carrying the message of recovery to alcoholics in treatment facilities from the Area Assembly to Districts, Groups and individual 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 the 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, CPC, CF, and Gv 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.