Unofficial Trustee Agenda – Orlando 2018


The Orlando Agenda is being compiled via categories. This rolling agenda shows the items as they are added; however, the final version will show similar items grouped together. The Chairman of the Board of Trustees, may elect to pick specific items of the agenda to be heard out of the order in which they will be arranged, irrespective of when they were submitted. The final agenda and all other necessary documents will be available under the Meeting Materials link.

Please consult your Confidential Trustee Listing to contact any of the Trustees that have listed items in this or any other section. Let them know your thoughts about these items as they will be able to revise their items without limit and resubmit them up until 60 days prior to the next conference when the agenda will be finalized.


Category Entries Last Entry
Tabled From Cancun
Conference Bids 2 5/3/18
Items Up For 2nd Vote
New Business 3 7/11/18
Total Items on the Cancun Agenda 5 7/11/18

Tabled From Ontario

1. 


Conference Bids


1.  The Spring 2020 Conference is open for bids.
No bids were submitted for this conference in Cherry Hill or Ontario.


2.  The Fall 2020 Conference is open for bids.
No bids were submitted for this conference in Ontario.


Items Up for Second Vote


1. 


New Business


1. Guidance Code Change

Guidance Code Article VII – Section IV

Add the word “physical” after (39).

Current Version: Abstinence from gambling and regular attendance of at least thirty-nine (39) Gamblers Anonymous meetings (exceptions can be made, via group conscience decisions, for medical reasons, and military stationed overseas) in the prior 12 months, by the member’s own admission, is required for pinnings and for all successive anniversaries. Date of abstinence starts from your first meeting after your last bet.

Proposed Version: Abstinence from gambling and regular attendance of at least thirty-nine (39) physical Gamblers Anonymous meetings (exceptions can be made, via group conscience decisions, for medical reasons, and military stationed overseas) in the prior 12 months, by the member’s own admission, is required for pinnings and for all successive anniversaries. Date of abstinence starts from your first meeting after your last bet.

Steve T. for Robert G. – Area 15


2. Discussion Item

Form a committee to more clearly define all the areas of Gamblers Anonymous on a global level.

David M. – Area 12


3. Unity Step

Unity Step 5 – Add the words “of hope” after its message

Current version: 5. Gamblers Anonymous has but one primary purpose – to carry its message to the compulsive gambler who still suffers

Proposed version: 5. Gamblers Anonymous has but one primary purpose – to carry its message of hope to the compulsive gambler who still suffers

Richie S. – Area 6