Minutes for December 7th, 2019
Monthly European Committee Teleconference (EC TC)
A. Call to Order
Time: 14:00 CET
The meeting is hosted via Zoom:
Please be sure that any background noises in your area are eliminated since the sounds make it difficult for participants to hear. When speaking, please say your name first, and country. This will help us record your name with your input. Thank you.
1) Open with the Serenity Prayer (in plural):
God, grant us the serenity to accept the things we cannot change The courage to change the things we can, And the wisdom to know the difference
2) Tradition of the Month (have BRB or website open):
Tradition 12: Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all our Traditions, ever reminding us to place principles before personalities.
B. Roll Call of members of the European Committee: Present:
Fredrik Vice Chair
Jeanette Secretary Marc Vice Literature Marjo Webmaster Markus vice Webmaster
Mikkel Second vice chair
Päivi Service Sponsor coordinator Veronica Treasurer
C. Introduction of Country Representatives and other Participants
Please state your name, your role locally, and in your country (go alphabetically):
Kadri Liisa, Estonia
D. Agenda – Motion to approve the agenda. Decision: The agenda were approved
E. Previous minutes – Motion to approve EC Teleconference Minutes from November 2nd, 2019.
Decision: The minutes were approved
F. Chair Report:
Usually we send out the invitation to host the yearly event in september and the committee will word a document and send it out to the fellowship in the beginning of january and will discuss it on the next working session.
The board is working with the budget planning for next year. The goal is to have the budgets in place in january.
We have received questions from two fellowships in Europe in need of support from the committee. Both of them have gotten support and service sponsors.
A translationpage is put up for the European fellowship that has the purpose of collecting the procedure for translation along with an email to a service contact in Germany. We have a discussion with a person who is interested in taking on the position as literature chair in the EC.
G. Returning Business:
These items are unfinished business from previous meetings.
There was no tabled business from last meeting.
H. New Business
Anyone can write to the ACA EC at least two week in advance of the following EC Teleconference to have an item added to the agenda. The(se) item(s) will appear here:
There was no new business.
Are there any ACA-related announcements, such as events?
a) The next EC Teleconference is scheduled to January 4th, 2019 at 14:00 CET the first Saturday next month.
J. Motion to close the meeting? Second: Arjan
Close with ACA Serenity Prayer:
God, grant me the serenity to accept the people I cannot change The courage to change the one I can And the wisdom to know that one is me
(From Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families (BRB), Chapter 14)