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Intergroup

The aims of an Intergroup are to aid the constituent Groups in their common purpose of carrying the A.A. message to the still-suffering alcoholic and, by using their combined strength and unity, to improve and maintain good relations with all organisations in the community.

Fenland Intergroup meets every three months

All Groups may send one representative, but any other member of AA may attend and be
welcomed as an observer.

The next intergroup is at the Peterborough Tuesday night venue on Saturday 12th August 2017 10am->12:30
Christ Church
2 Benstead,
Orton Goldhay,
Peterborough,
Cambs


Previous minutes are available in the Download Fenland Where To Find section

Service Positions
Chair
The holder of this post will usually have served on Intergroup for a number of years,having held one
or more of the offices. The period of service is three years, after which the Chair should rotate out.
The Chair has the responsibility of convening and conducting the meetings, and approving the
agenda and minutes before they are published.

Vice-Chair 
The Vice-Chair has the responsibility of conducting the meeting in the absence of the Chair.

Secretary
The Secretary has the responsibility with the Chair for preparing the agenda and minutes of
meetings and for distributing these documents to the Groups well before meetings so that there
is ample time to discuss the contents. The Secretary deals with all correspondence, passing for
example requests for speakers to outside organisations to the Public Information officer or a
suitable member. The Secretary keeps in touch with the General Service Office making sure that it
promptly has a copy of the minutes and notice of any change of officer.

Treasurer
The Treasurer has the responsibility for keeping a proper account of all Intergroup finances and
ensuring that funds are available for its essential current requirements with a prudent reserve of,
say, two months' estimated expenditure. The Treasurer reports to Intergroup the balance
remaining for prompt transfer through the service structure to the General Service Office.

Prison Liaison Officer 
The Prison Liaison Officer should gather and collate all information about the prison Groups in their
area (including open prisons, Young Offenders Institutions etc.) and forward the information to their
Regions and to GSO.


Telephone Liaison Officer 
The Telephone Liaison Officer co-ordinates the working of the Telephone Service.

Public Information Officer
A Public Information Officer is responsible for ensuring that information about the A.A. message
and programme of recovery is conveyed to outside organisations to the best possible advantage.
The provision of a panel of members to comply with requests for speakers is an important part of
this activity.


Region Representatives
Region Representatives keep each body, Region and Intergroup, aware of business transacted
at the other. Each Intergroup may send three voting representatives, whilst other AA members
 may attend as observers. Fenland belongs to the Eastern Region which meets in The community
centre Baldock.  Meetings are usually 2-3 weeks after Fenland Intergroup.

Electronic Communications Liaison Officer
The ECLO is responsible for the Fenland Intergroup website - including uploading the WTF and other Fenland documents
and looking after the "AA Related Announcements" sections.  The ECLO also maintains the forwarding and email
addresses of members.  The ECLO will also receive emails from other members or the public and will help or channel
them to the relevant parties (this could be via the chair).
 

Contact ECLO at  ecomm.fenland@aamail.org



Health Liaison Officer
The Health Liaison Officer co-ordinates all hospital and related activities in the local area.

Share Liaison Officer 
Share Liaison Officers provide the essential contacts between members, Groups and editorial
teams. They actively encourage the contribution of articles and letters and the promotion of the
magazines.


Where to Find Officer
The Where to Find Officer is responsible for keeping the local where to find up to date and to
produce new copies every three months to coincide with Fenland Intergroup meetings.


ecomm.fenland@aamail.org
Last edited 04/03/2017