The mission of the Archives Committee is to oversee
the operation and procedure of the Area 28 archives; to make proposals
for creating Area Archives policy; and to aid the Area Archivist in the
effort to preserve and protect the Area 28 Archives collection. The
Archives Committee shall be responsible for reviewing all aspects of
Archives policy and, based upon such reviews, the Archives Committee
will submit reports, recommendations, and agenda items to the Area
Committee, and the Area Assembly.
The Archives Committee does not set policy,
therefore, neither the Archives Committee, nor any of its members,
shall be individually or collectively authorized or responsible for
establishment of Archives policy, however they may recommend policy
The Archives Committee shall be composed of: 1)
The Area Archives Chairperson, 2) The Area Archivist, 3) The
Alternate Archivist, 4)The Chairperson of any District Archives
Committee, 5) District Chairs, or other persons, who are appointed
to the Archives Committee by the Area Chairperson, Anyone who maybe
elected to the Archives Committee by a vote of the Area Assembly,
the Area Committee or the Archives Committee.
All members of the Archive Committee must also
be members of Alcoholics Anonymous.
All members of the Archives Committee are
eligible to vote on matters brought before the committee.
Any member of Alcoholics Anonymous may
participate in a meeting of the Archives Committee, but only
committee members may vote.
By a majority vote of the committee, persons
who are not members of Alcoholics Anonymous may be allowed to speak
at Archives Committee meetings.
Archives policy is approved by the Area
All voting in the Archives Committee shall be
by a simple majority of voting members present.
All votes will take place at Area Committee
meetings and Assemblies.
A full set of keys to all locked Area Archives
shall be entrusted to the Archives Chair, the Area Archivist, and
the Area Chair.
The Area Archivist:
Appointment of the Area Archivist: The Area
Chairperson appoints the Archivist, who is then confirmed by the
Area Assembly at its next meeting. The Archives Committee may make a
recommendation to the Area Chair.
The Area Archivist shall serve a term of two
years, with the option to stand for reappointment for an
unrestricted number of terms.
The Area Archivist shall be a member of
Should the Archivist be unable to fulfill
his/her commitment, the Archivist must notify the Area Chair of
his/her intent to retire from the position.
The expenses of the Archivist will be
reimbursed to attend the Area 28 Round-Up to display Archives at the
The area archivist is Peter T,
The Alternate Area
Appointment of the Alternate Area Archivist:
The Area Chairperson appoints the Alternate Archivist, who is then
confirmed by the Area Assembly at its next meeting. The Archives may
make a recommendation to the Area Chair.
The Alternate Archivist shall serve a term of
two years, with the option to stand for reappointment for an
unrestricted number of terms.
Alternate archivist is Marie N,
Office Archives site.
Area 28 Archives chair is Byron B who
can be reached at [email protected]