Alternate Delegate


  • Prepares to attend the General Service Conference, in the event that the Area Delegate is unable to do so, by keeping well informed on matters affecting Maryland General Service Area 29 and A.A. as a whole
  • Assists the Delegate whenever and wherever possible
  • Attends the Area Assembly and Area Committee meetings
  • Coordinates the Area 29 Conference Agenda Review Committees, assigning General Service Conference Agenda Items in even years; working with Area Panel Leaders and Area Committee Chairs to help prepare for presentations at the Area 29 Maryland General Service Mini Conference
    • Prepares the annual Alternate Delegate’s budget request to be submitted to the Finance Committee in the fall of each year and is prepared with supporting documentation to answer any questions which may be asked during the budget approval process
  • May attend service functions or events as listed on page 53 of this Handbook and request reimbursement as provided in the Area 29 Budget for this service position and approved by the Area Assembly each year
    • Attends Area 29 Regional Panel meetings and the Area 29 Mini Conference
    • Is encouraged to write and submit service-related articles for the quarterly Maryland General Service Newsletter, the MARGENSER
  • As requested, attends group, Intergroup, District or other Area A.A. events to share information and knowledge of the A.A. fellowship

Reprinted from Area 29 Area Assembly Handbook, December 2009, P. 25.

For further information contact Area 29 Alternate Delegate.