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Strengthen your program by serving above the group level. Check out these service opportunities available through Greater Seattle Intergroup (GSI). Many specific opportunities are now available as we prepare to host the October 2017 Region 1 Convention–a weekend gathering of 100-200 OA’s from the 5 states and Canadian provinces in Region 1.

Intergroup Literature Committee Chair

  • Committee: Intergroup Literature Committee
  • Frequency: A couple hours of prep per month prior to the monthly GSI meeting. A few more around each literature-supported event.
  • Length: Elected for a 1 year term, Dec-to-Dec. Can serve a maximum of 3 consecutive terms (3 years).
  • Qualifications: Can lift a 20 lb. box of books. Able to conduct an inventory and account for transactions.
  • Responsibilities: Responsible for producing a monthly accounting of literature inventories, revenues, and expenses.
  • Order literature from OA, Inc. website ( or OA literature catalog for distribution to, or purchase by GSI OA meetings. Receive funds from said groups to purchase literature from IG (including shipping fees).
  • Notify IG and membership of changes in literature (new or retired) from World Service.
  • Ensure that there is literature for sale at special events.
  • (Optionally) arrange for the purchase of AA approved literature for sale to GSI OA meetings and special events.
  • Contact: Mary L (
  • Posting Date: April 4, 2017

12th Step Within Committee Chair or Member

  • Committee: 12th Step Within Committee
  • Frequency: Develop and execute plans for 12/12/17 event; develop other activities to carry the message within OA to those who still suffer
  • Qualifications: Some experience with relapse and recovery beneficial; a heart for keeping members engaged and helping those who are suffering within OA
  • Specific Skills: Compassion, open-mindedness, follow-through
  • Details: Review lots of information already provided by OA World Service; try some activities that might work well for people and meetings in Seattle
  • Contact: Sherry T (206-446-0526); Mary L (
  • Posting Date: October 10, 2016

Public Information/Professional Outreach Committee Co-Chair

  • Committee: Public Information/Professional Outreach (PI/PO)
  • Frequency: Varies, a couple hours per month; attend GSI meetings monthly
  • Length: One year, renewable
  • Qualifications: Willingness, community contacting, organizing communication with non-program professionals
  • Specific Skills: Team-building, creating campaigns for outreach
  • Details: Co-chairs will work with each other, but each take on one area (PI or PO)
  • Contact: Mary L (
  • Posting Date: August 1, 2017