Category: ABC Proposals & Ballot Prep

Thank you for taking an interest in the Proposal process and the work of our committee.

Our Mission:  The Ballot Prep Committee (BPC) oversees the Proposal and Ballot process – educating the fellowship, calling for proposals, offering feedback, drafting analysis with the Board, encouraging translations, compiling a Ballot, eliciting the vote and comments, and tallying and announcing the results.

Committee membership: Jim B - Chair and Board Liaison (Florida), Brad L (MD), Jim R (NY), Mary Jo L (IL), and Karin S (IL)
Committee Email address:
Committee meetings:  Thursdays at 2 pm ET

Ballot Proposal Submissions

  • On August 1, 2021 the invitation to submit Ballot Proposals was issued to the groups, intergroups, and regions registered with ACA WSO. A copy of the email can be found here.
  • Please review the proposal guidelines found here
  • The link to submit a proposal can be be found here
  • Please note that the deadline for submitting a proposal this year is September 30th. After September 30, the Ballot Prep Committee may contact you to encourage coordination with the corresponding WSO committee. Your group will then have opportunity to make changes to your proposal up until October 31.

Proposal Workshops - intended to help groups understand the Proposal submission process and how to write a more effective proposal.  Please join us on one or both of the following dates:

  1. Tuesday, August 17th at 8 pm ET - Zoom Meeting ID: 825 2916 6581 Passcode: 1978
  2. Sunday, September 12th at Noon ET - Zoom Meeting ID: 891 6261 9487 Passcode: 1978
  3. Download the presentation used for the Proposal Writing Workshops