Minutes ACA TN Intergroup 5/9/20

Attendees: Alex O., Mark H., Danyalle, Bridget

Meeting opened with the serenity prayer.

A motion was made by Mark H. to accept the May minutes as submitted. Bridget seconded. Motion approved.

Treasurer’s report was posted on Slack. Motion was made by Danyalle to approve the treasurer’s report. Seconded by Bridget.

Alex O. presented the Delegate Report for the virtual 2020 ACA ABC. 7 proposals received 60% vote and were discussed and voted on: 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 13.

Proposal 3 – ACA Preamble – Moved to breakout session Breakout room 1 (motion moved to send proposal back to service network committee for wordsmithing with our thoughts*). Proposal 4 – Literature Copyright Release Options – Declined – Note that the Literature committee reported that they expect to have an updated release form in the next few months. Proposal 6 – Literature for situations in which individuals or groups have not followed the traditions or principles of ACA. Moved to breakout room Breakout room 3. Proposal 8 – Additional Boundary Resources – Moved to breakout room Breakout room 2 (motion will be sent to literature committee to create additional boundary resources). Proposal 9 – ACA beginners meeting handbook – Motion failed to proceed. This proposal was turned into a motion and originally passed. After a minority opinion there was a re-vote and the Yes votes went below 60% and the motion stopped. Proposal 10 – daily reparenting reader. Passed. Proposal 13- The “Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families” part of the title on the cover of the Big Red Book. Declined to Board’s Motion that already addresses this for BRB and other literature.

Alex O. also discussed her questions to the WSO Board regarding back taxes and WSO failure to respond to our communications in January 2020. She states WSO Treasurer Bill D. invited her to join the WSO Finance Committee that week. Alex O. and Mark H. attended the Finance mtg and Mark gave an update on WSO finances/tax.

Meeting closed with the ACA Serenity Prayer.

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