Agenda for March 7, 2020

Monthly European Committee Teleconference (ECTC) Time: 14:00 CET The meeting is hosted via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/178726055

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  1. Call to Order

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 3

The only requirement for membership in ACA is a desire to recover from the effects of growing up in an alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional family.

  1. Roll Call of members of the European Committee:

Present:

Absent: 

  1. Introduction of Country Representatives and other Participants

Please state your name, your role locally, and in your country (go alphabetically)

  1. Agenda – Motion to approve the agenda.

Second:

Discussion:

Decision: 

 

  1. Previous minutes – Motion to postpone the approval of EC Teleconference Minutes from February 1, 2019.

Second:

Discussion:

Decision: 

  1. Chair Report: Majbrit, EC Chair & WSO Trustee, DNK
  2. European Committee:

Presentation of the motions past during February: 

Motion: We propose to have the Annual event of the European Annual ACA Meeting in Greece from Sep 25-27,2020. 

Background: a letter of interest was sent out in early February to the European IGs for co-hosting the Annual European Meeting. Last for submission was Feb 15. THe Greek fellowship sent us a very well written proposal. Second: Veronica

Motion Carries.Other presentations and questions for the Committee

  1. Returning Business:

These items are unfinished business from previous meetings. 

There was no tabled business from last meeting.

  1. 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: 

Election for trusted servants: EC Literature Chair, EC secretary, EC Service Sponsor Coordinator, A letter was sent out to the IG’s asking for possible candidates for these positions, so today we will start by letting these candidates introduce themselves and the elect by majority.

 

The European Annual Meeting

1, Motion: We propose to have the Annual event of the European Annual ACA Meeting in Greece from Sep 25-27,2020. Background: a letter of interest was sent out in early February to the European IGs for co-hosting the Annual European Meeting. Last for submission was Feb 15. The Greek fellowship sent us a very well written proposal. Greek fellowship sent us a very well written proposal.

Second: Veronica

Motion Carries.

  1. Theme for the convention; Talk, Trust, Feel

Motion by Majbrit: To adopt the theme Talk, Trust,  Feel for the European Annual

Meeting in Greece

Second by Hasse.

Discussion: full of Hope, simple, clarity, Being a new fellowship the Greeks need train how to communicate within the program, sharing learning to trust again. To have courage to trust. 

Motion Carries

Other presentations and questions for the Committee

 

  1. Announcements

Are there any ACA-related announcements, such as events? 

  1. a) The link for the registration for the ABC/AWC 2020 in Florida, US is now open:

https://shop.adultchildren.org/pages/abc-and-awc-registration

ACAWSO

ABC and AWC Registration

Annual Business Conference (ABC) – April 23 & 24, 2020  ACA World Convention (AWC) – April 24 (evening), 25 & 26, 2020 **Important**:  In order to register for the ABC and/or AWC, you will need to create an account with ACA WSO when checking out.  Each person (including significant other or guest) must have a s

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  1. c) The next EC Teleconference is scheduled to April 4, 2020 at 14:00 CET the first Saturday next month.
  2. Motion to close the meeting?

Second: 

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)