Early Morning Zoomers


Minutes 9/24/2023 Business Meeting

Minutes for Early Morning Zoomers Business Meeting: 9/24/2023

Chairperson Paul opened the meeting with the Serenity Prayer.

He then read the 9th tradition: “A.A., as such, ought never be organized; but we may create service boards or committees directly responsible to those they serve.”

Old Business

Paul moved that twice a week, on Mondays and Thursdays an excerpt from Chapter 3 of the Big Book, will be read in place of How it Works.  The motion was seconded. Michael A read the excerpt and discussion of the motion followed.  The motion passed with 13 ayes, 1 opposed.

New Business

Jeff moved to eliminate the waiting room as a security measure from the Morning meeting. The motion was seconded and discussion of the motion followed. The motion was tabled until next month. Jeff will look into whether the host can still put a person in the waiting room if they are removed from the main meeting.

GG moved that a small group develop a proposed structure and format for the weekly Beginners meeting. The proposal will be presented in a future Business Meeting. Fred seconded the motion and discussion of the motion followed.  The motion passed with 7 ayes, 4 opposed, 1 abstained. 

A question was raised as to whether there was a previous decision to eliminate Breakout Rooms on the day of the monthly Business Meeting. Paul will review previous minutes and report back.

GSR Report:  Paul missed the last meeting. No report this month.

Secretary’s Report:  Minutes from August treasurer’s report require a correction. Where “Fourth Quarter donations” was reported should be “Second Quarter donations”.  August minutes were passed unanimously.

Grapevine Report: New Chair is Darlene. 

Treasurer’s Report:  See attached. Herb moved that the matter of the prudent reserve be reviewed in the next Business Meeting.

Coins and Books Report: New Chair is John P. 

Service Chair Report: Thanks to Jeff for his outgoing work. New chair is Ron P. 

The meeting was adjourned by Paul at 9:14 pm.

Minutes respectfully submitted by Deb B.