Minutes from MPS Committee Meeting October 18, 2017

Chair, Bill D called the meeting to order at 11 a.m. PST/ 2 p.m. EST

Roll Call of MPS Members Present: Bill D., David McB., Pam S

The ad for a paid special worker for the MPS Committee was placed on the website home page, but to date two applications have been received by people who live close enough to Signal Hill to work in the office. Unfortunately they do not meet all of the qualifications MPS is seeking for the position.

Sub-Committee Reports:

H&I Report – Chair – Jay M. No report

Public Information Report: The PSA was discussed and the committee tabled a vote on the samples until the next meeting. It was decided to solicit sample voice overs for the next meeting if they could be done at no charge.

A radio station in Mission Viejo has requested 4 ACA members to come after the first of the year and participate in an interview that will be recorded and played at a later date as well as streamed on the web. Pam volunteered to be one of the interviewees and will work on getting a few others.

The group working on lists of local radio stations from Intergroups did not have a report.

InterGroups Report – Chair – Bonnie M – No report

Regions Report – Chair – Laura – No report

The Traveler Newsletter – Bill reported that The Traveler had been sent to the board for approval earlier today and was ready to go out when another board member gave the OK. It takes two board members to approve sending out the newsletter publications.

Virtual/telephone Meetings Report – David McB reported that things were settling down with the telephone meetings as far as the safety issues. He discussed the sub-committee drafting the WSO guidelines for telephone meetings who wish to be listed on the WSO website.

Old Business:

PSA – reviews and opinions – tabled until Nov meeting

Brochure for AA – ACA Pam reported that she had been placing the brochure around various AA Clubs and was getting positive feedback on it. David mentioned that it was being placed in Miami AA clubs and was getting good responses too.

Next month’s meeting will be November 15, 2017 @ 11:00 a.m. Pacific/ 2:00 p.m. Eastern

Adjourned the meeting at 2:50pm EST

Minutes submitted by Bill D.

Anyone interested in serving on the MPS Committee or one of its subcommittees can send an email to Bill D. at MPSchair@adultchildren.org