April 2021 Meeting Minutes

SUNNY DUNES 5TH TRADITION GROUP
STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING
MINUTES April 12, 2021
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Committee Members: Gerard K., Chairman;  Mike K., Co-Chair;  Michael C., Secretary;  Gary P., Treasurer;  Jody K., Auditor/Accountant ;  Zoom Coordinator Michael P. 

Leonard L., General Services Representative; Jesse,  Intergroup Rep; Todd S., Webmaster

Open Positions: Chips and literature, Grapevine Rep,  Supplies, GSR Alternate, H & I, Cleaning Coordinator 

Secretaries in Attendance: Sunday 7:00 am, 7:00pm, Monday 7:00am, 8:30am, 5:30pm, 7:00 pm,  Tuesday 7:00am, 8:30am, 4:30pm, Wednesday 8:30am Thursday 7:00am Friday 7:00am, 8:30am, 10:00am, 12:00pm Saturday,10:00am, 6:30pm, 8:00pm.

8 members observing 

Chairman Gerard K. opened the meeting at 6:31 pm with the Serenity Prayer.  The Twelve Traditions of AA were read. 

Chairman:  

Reported that we now have a full Executive committee, adding Michael C as Secretary and Michael P. as the Newly created Zoom Coordinator. A new in-person Secretary log was created and replaced by old ones in the room. Basically highlighting the extra steps needed for cleaning the room. We are creating an email list of members, to be able to contact them, and the info is on the website.  

Co-Chair: Michael K. Absent

Treasurer:  Gary P started to present the information and left the meeting. Jody K took over and presented the financial report for the previous month. 

Secretary Michael C.  Introduced self as new Secretary. He will be coordinating the assigning new secretaries to live in person meetings. Posted link in chat and direct them to the form for filling out. 

Zoom Coordinator:  Michael P Is in the process of setting up guidelines for for hybrid meetings. 

General Services Representative:  Leonard L Presented information about District 9. Mentioned the importance of having zoom addresses. Also, people who need court cards can get them signed through Central Office. 

Intergroup Representative: Jesse Presented information about Desert Lifeline posted on FB page and the Website. A great resource for activities and events in the Valley.  He also said Central Office would be willing to host a meeting on the 12 Concepts if we wanted. 

Telephone and Meeting List: Tommy is waiting until we are more up and running. 

Webmaster: Todd S talked about the redesign and upgrading of the Sunny Dunes Website: gayaainthedesert.org  It is more user friendly in particular for mobile devices. There is now a link to Central Office and the Lifeline. 

Old business:

Open positions on the committee were reviewed: Nikki C for Chips and Literature and John G for the Grapevine rep were elected. 

H & I remains closed due to Pandemic

OPEN POSITIONS REMAINING:

Maintenance, Cleaning Coordinator, Supplies 

New Business: 

New meeting was brought to vote for Wed afternoon 3p We Agnostics and was approved. Meeting will start Wed, April 21. 

A member raised concerns some people in the live meetings were not wearing masks. Gerard remind everyone this is a state mandated requirement and not up to group conscious. If we are found to be in violation of health and safety, we are at risk of loosing the room. If someone does not comply, as a last resort the police are to be called. 

Meeting adjourned at 7:29 pm with the serenity prayer.

Thank you for allowing me to be of service 

Respectfully submitted

Michael C.  Secretary