St. Paul Al-Anon/Alateen Intergroup Meeting Minutes
July 12, 2011

The meeting opened at 7:00 pm with a moment of silence followed by the Serenity Prayer

A quorum of 7 Intergroup Representatives (IRs) was present.

With no abjection, a chair pro tem served for the meeting in the absence of an Intergroup Chair.

The agenda was approved by consensus.

The Twelve Traditions, Twelve Concepts of Service and the General Warranties were read round robin style.


Service Positions
The positions of Chair, Vice-Chair and Secretary are vacant. After a brief recap of responsibilities, there were no nominations. Please share this need with your groups. Inquiries to
Literature sales at upcoming events
We will be selling Conference Approved Literature at Fellowship Weekend (Sept. 2-3) and the October 1 Minnesota South Area Assembly in Burnsville. Members are needed to staff these sales. One member has volunteered to be available to sell if another would prepare the bins for travel. Let fellow members know they are welcome to stop at the literature table and have fun selling. No previous experience necessary.
Fellowship Weekend Hospitality Suite
The hospitality suite expense and space will be shared with the Minneapolis Al-Anon/Alateen Information Service and the Minnesota South Area. Details are not yet available on staffing times and food.


An itemized report of activity for the period June 1 – July 12 was provided. After discussion and clarification, the report was approved without objection. Checking and reserve balances held steady the past month.
Assistant Treasurer
An itemized report of income for the first quarter was given. This report demonstrated the erratic nature of sales adnd contributions from members and groups. A helpful tool for developing a working budget and/or targets for revenue vs. expense.
Minutes provided by the June secretary pro tem were reviewed and approved without objection
There will be large orders in the coming weeks to ensure availability of materials for the office and upcoming event sales.
Speaker chair
No report.
Members are encouraged to visit This is a shared site with the Minneapolis Al-Anon/Alateen Information Services with up-to-date meeting information, service opportunities, upcoming events and much, much more. Members may wish to email the St. Paul Intergroup office at with questions or comments.
Office Volunteers
No report. It was noted there were 2 or 3 days left to fill in July.
A deadline for the next newsletter was set for July 25. This would allow for printing in time for the July 30 Ice Cream Social.
Group Liaison
In order to close the meeting in a timely fashion, the group liaison volunteered to postpone reporting on the development of an Intergroup email communication site.

Unfinished business – August agenda requests

Reserve fund
Discussion of what it should be
Packets for members new to Intergroup Service
Gratitude Night
A traditional pot-luck celebration of Intergroup held in November – reserving facility and initial planning are needed

The meeting adjourned at 8 pm with the Al-Anon Declaration.

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