Minutes ~ Suffolk General Service Meeting ~ December 21, 2012


  • Moment of  Silence followed by the Responsibility Declaration
  • Minutes ~ from November 16, 2012 Meeting ~  minutes amended and accepted
  • Traditions ~  read by John
  • A.A. Anniversaries ~ 6
  • Introduction of new GSR’s ,DCM’s and Alternates ~ 9
  • Volunteers for clean-up ~ Bob, Sue, Chris
  • Volunteers for January Greeters ~ Sal, Miceala
  • Opened at 8:00 pm, 103 in attendance


Officer’s Reports

DCMC ~ Rob M.

  • 2013 SENY Convention March 22nd-March 24th Westchester Marriott, Tarrytown, NY. Register at aaseny.org


Alt. DCMC ~ Jarrett D.

  • Attended SENY AREA 49 Committee meeting  December 3rd
  • Upcoming SENY AREA 49  Committee Meeting January 7th 2013- for all DCMs and Alternates
  • Available for Traditions & Group inventories
  • If you have been elected DCM or Alternate for your District, please let me know
  • Join a committee and encourage group members. Sign-ups at the back of the room. Still looking to fill chair positions. Please contact if available ASAP.
  • Delegates Day of Sharing March 30th, 2013 Our Savior Lutheran Church 1734 Williamsbridge Rd. Bronx, NY 10461 9am-4pm All welcome to attend.



Treasurer ~ Susan D.

  • See Report


Registrar ~ Mike R.

  • Fill out sign-up sheets if you are new or changed service positions
  • If you are a new group, please fill out new group form or if changes, change group form


District meetings – 10 min-Please elect a DCM, Alternate, and or secretary if any are available & understand the commitment

If you don’t have a DCM, please read pgs. 18-19 of the SENY Handbook


Standing Committee Reports:


Archives-Bob- NR

Big Meeting- TBD

Corrections- Vacant

CPC – Joanne- Kick-off meeting for the SCERP Suffolk County Emergency Room Project January 13, 2013 at SIA Office at 1:30pm

Grapevine- Chris C – NR

LiteratureJosh P – NR

LICYPAA Liaison- Mike R- NR

LI Spirituality Through Service (Lists)- TBD- Brooklyn will Host in 2013. Cathy M. from Brooklyn is the new Chair. If interested in joining committee. Please email longislandsts@yahoo.com or attend kick off meeting in February.

Public Information- Tom C- Working on a project with CPC, emergency room project. Trying to educate on Anonymity. Working with Special needs as well in the Nursing homes.

        Service Participation- Develyn A- Hosting event with LICYPAA and SIA-Young Peoples Movie Day Saturday Feb. 9th 3-6pm South

Shore Christian Church 36 Bayshore Rd. West Islip, NY 11795. All Welcome to attend. Flyers are on back table.

Service Sponsorship Kathy B – Please see me if you need a service sponsor, call, email, or on the bus tomorrow

Share A thon liaison- TBD

Special Needs – Michele – NR

Suffolk Intergroup LiaisonTom C– the exchange meeting is being reviewed to see how it can be made better, more organized.

Treatment Bridging the Gap- Nicole-Vacant

Web Committee- John- New website is live. Handout cards for the new site.

Writing Committee-VACANT-

Unity Breakfast- Linda C.- “Living in the Solution” March 3rd at East Wind Caterers / Conference Center 5720 Rte. 25A, Wading River, NY 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM  Tickets are $22.

Group Conscience committee- Dean J.- NR


Old Business:

Prudent Reserve- to change it to a % of 6 months- Tabled


New business:

2013 Proposed Budget-the following changes were made to the report: Line 4 Group contributions- column E changed to $13,643.00 and column F changed to $1,843.00; on line 10 Unity Breakfast Seed Money changed column E to $700.00 and column F to $0; on line 22 Total Contributions change column E to 19,243.00 and column F to $4,943.00; On line 55 change column E to $700.00 and column F to $0; On line 66 Total Expenses change column E to $19243.00 and column F to $4,943.00

Budget Passed


Discussed the 2012 SGS Inventory


Motion to close