Minutes for December 29th, 2019

European Committee Working Session

Time: 14:00 CET



A. Chair invites our higher power and opens the meeting 

B. Members of the Interim European Committee 

Present: Majbrit Chair, Fredrik Vice Chair, Marjo Webmaster, Jeanette secretary, Markus Vice web,
Veronica Treasurer, Mikkel Second vice chair, Päivi Service Sponsor Coordinator, Marc Vice Literature

C. Approval of minutes from our last meeting (see previous from both October and november)
Second: MajBrit
Decision: Minutes were approved

D. New business
Anyone can write to the secretary at least 3 days in advance of the following EC 

Teleconference to have an item added to the agenda. The(se) item(s) will appear here:

  1. Service Positions in EC for the election
    We have decided to postpone the election to the monthly call in february because we want the groups to have time to discuss the voting and have time to step up for service. That is going to increase the chances of filling all the officers in the committee. The election is for one year this time. We will use the text from last time along with the suggested officers for the groups mail before the election.

    Suggested officers right now:
    Chair – Fredrik
    Vice chair – Vacant
    Secretary – vacant
    Vice secretary?
    Treasurer – Veronica
    Webmaster – Marjo
    Vice web – Markus
    Literature chair – Hasse
    Vice literature – Marc
    Service sponsor coordinator – Jeanette
    Vice service sponsor coordinator – vacant

    Päivi is stepping down, Jeanette is stepping down from secretary, Mikkel and Mark haven’t given an answer yet.

  2. Invitation to EC Monthly call and Yearly event
    We write and send the information together in one email to the groups at monday night. Jeanette and Markus puts it together and sends the text to the groups. The suggested text on slack from Markus was approved and the drafts for the sent out will be put on slack later today for the group to read and fill with information so that we don’t forget anything.
  3. Yearly report
    We need to hand in the report to WSO and we suggest that we hand in our report to WSO in february. Majbrit also suggests everyone to read the old reports to see what has been written before and with what “language”. We can all contribute with inputs for what should be in the report and suggestions for changes. The report goes in the binder for the ABC.
  4. Response from people

There has been many times that there are no response from people and especially now during Christmas. One suggestion is to agree on a response time on slack within 48h. We postpone the discussion since we are so few on the meeting. Until next meeting we need to help each other with reading up what you have missed and read the drafts so that decisions can be made and we respond to communication. Tabled 

K. Next meeting
8th January at 20.15 CET

L. Chair moved to close the meeting

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