The CPC Committee informs professionals and future professionals about A.A. -what we are, where we are, what we can do, and what we cannot do. They attempt to establish better communication between A.A.s and professionals, and to find simple, effective ways of cooperating without affiliating. See, also, page S46 of the Service Manual.
1. Recruiting committee members from the district’s A.A. groups and obtaining the services of an alternate Chairperson.
2. Holding regular Committee meetings at monthly intervals, or as needed.
3. Regularly attending the monthly District business meetings to report on Committee business and activities.
4. Attend four area quarterly meetings to share experience with other districts in this service area.
5. Following the guidelines as outlined in the Cooperation with the Professional Community Workbook from G.S.O.
6. Coordinating efforts to provide information to the professional community, and to those who have contact with alcoholics through their profession, regarding where we are, what we are, what we can do, and what we cannot do.
7. Seeks new ways of carrying the message and sets an example of leadership for the group CPC representatives (committee members).
To facilitate taking A.A. meetings into the various district correctional and facilities. See, also, page S46 of the Service Manual.
To maintain and manage Grapevine and AA Conference approved literature for availability to the groups and members of District 5. See, also, page S46 of the Service Manual.
Carrying the message of recovery by informing the general public about the Alcoholics Anonymous program by getting in touch with the media, schools, industry, and other organizations to report on the nature and purpose of A.A. and what it can do for alcoholics. See, also, page S46 of the Service Manual.
Carrying the message of recovery by bringing A.A. panel meeting (Bridging The Gap) into our District treatment facilities. In addition, demonstrate to the administrators and staff of those treatment facilities “how it works” and provide information about A.A. To offer informational programs for professional staff at inpatient and outpatient facilities in the district as needed/requested. See, also, page S46 of the Service Manual.