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Composed of one Chairperson and other members from District 5 Groups. If the need exists the Committee may have an Alternate Chairperson, a Secretary and Treasurer. Qualifications for Chairperson are recommended 3 years sobriety and can attend all District 5 business meetings and the Area 15 Committee meeting each quarter year. Chairperson should compile a written and oral report to be presented to the District 5 body at the next business meeting. Alternate Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer should have 2 yrs. sobriety. Committee members shall be any AA who wants to get involved in service work and enhance their sobriety. It is recommended that GSR’s or their alternates be involved on a Committee during their term in service. The Committee elects trusted servants from within and reports results of election to the District 5 body for approval. Note: All Committee officers should have at least one year service in the 5th District and past GSR experience.
To provide a forum for discussion on AA Conference approved literature, and how to improve and update existing literature to more effectively carry the AA message of recovery. To add a voice in the Area 15 Committee, sharing experience and input that creates a more informed Group conscience when voiced at the AA General Service Conference.
The Committee holds monthly meetings to discuss any literature changes, based on Group conscience of the Committee members, the Area conscience, or the World Services agenda which is discussed every April. The Chairperson facilitates the meeting. The Committee provides a literature display at all District 5 events and at the Area 15 Quarterly if the Area requests. The purpose of the display is to create awareness within our District and the Area of what is available from our General Service Office in New York and the local Central Office or Intergroup. The Chairperson provides a monthly report to the District 5 body at the business meeting and a Quarterly report at the Area 15 Literature Committee.