Registrar Committee

Purpose

The purpose of the Registrar Committee is to assist new and existing groups by preparing Group Change or New Group Information forms and submitting them to the General Service Office; to maintain a current mailing list of all group GSRs, DCMs, Area Officers, Area Committee Chairpersons, and Past Delegates; to provide mailing labels to the Area Secretary for meeting notifications; and to insure that each group’s GSR and all Area Committee Members are provided with a copy of the Area 29 Assembly Handbook.

Duties

The Chairperson of the Registrar Committee:

  • Is appointed by the Area Chairperson for a term of two years, beginning in January of the even-numbered years
  • Attends the Area Assembly and Area Committee meetings
  • Assists new or existing groups by preparing Group Change or New Group Information forms and submitting them to the General Service Office
  • Maintains a current mailing list of all group GSRs, DCMs, Area Officers, Area Committee Chairpersons, and Past Delegates
  • Provides mailing labels to the Area Secretary for meeting notifications
  • Prepares the annual Registrar’s budget request to be submitted to the Finance Committee in October of each year and is prepared with supporting documentation to answer any questions which may be asked during the budget approval process in December
  • Represents Maryland General Service Area 29 at the following functions:
    • Area 29 State Convention
    • Area 29 Fall Conference
    • Northeast Regional Forum
    • Northeast Regional Alcoholics Anonymous Service Assembly
  • As requested, attends group, Intergroup, District or other Area AA events to share information and knowledge of the AA fellowship
  • Forms a working committee of AA members to assist in carrying out the performance of these responsibilities
  • Maintains a supply of the Area 29 Assembly Handbook, ensuring that a copy is distributed to each new GSR, DCM, their alternates, and Area Committee members

Reprinted from Area 29 Area Handbook, P. 42.

For further information contact the Area 29 Registrar