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.
All Groups may send one representative, but any other member of AA may attend and be welcomed as an observer.
The next intergroup meeting is being held on:
6th November 2021
Details of venue or if online will be posted nearer the date.
Previous minutes are available in the View Fenland Where To Find (And Other Files) section.
We currently have a number of vacancies on this intergroup, brief job descriptions for them are below and in the blue service book.
Archivist - traditionally non rotational
Armed Services Liaison Officer
Young Persons Liaison Officer
Public Information Liaison Officer
Prisons Liaison Officer
Employment Liaison Officer
If you are interested in any of these positions, please attend the next meeting on the 6th November 2021.
ChairThe 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-ChairThe Vice-Chair has the responsibility of conducting the meeting in the absence of the Chair.
SecretaryThe 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.
TreasurerThe 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 OfficerThe 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 OfficerThe Telephone Liaison Officer co-ordinates the working of the Telephone Service.
Public Information OfficerA 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
Region RepresentativesRegion 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 OfficerThe 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 email@example.com
Health Liaison OfficerThe Health Liaison Officer co-ordinates all hospital and related activities in the local area.
Share Liaison OfficerShare 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
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.
Last edited 29/09/2021