Alcoholics Anonymous District 5 Corrections
Committee's purpose is to facilitate carrying the message of AA to the
general population inside both county and state run correctional
facilities and to institutions other than correctional facilities where
those populations cannot attend outside AA meetings.
The committee meets every
third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM. at St Nathaniel's Episcopal
Church 4200 S. Biscayne Blvd. North Port, Fl 34287
If you are interested in
becomng an active member of the Corrections Committee or are interested
in information about what we do, please feel free to stop in or email us
All AA Group
Corrections Committee representatives and AA members who attend prison
and jail meetings are members. They need only be willing to
stay sober, carry the message of AA and have at least one year of
continuous sobriety. The Committee Chairperson,Alternative
and Treasurer are elected from Committee members, by Committee
members, for two-year terms, and are presented at District 5 General
Service business meeting for approval. The Chairperson (or the
responsible for attending all District 5 and Area 15 business meetings.
The Chairperson (or the Alternate) attend the Area Corrections meeting
and report on District 5 Activities, both orally and by written report
and also report back to District 5 at the next District 5 business
meeting after the Area Assembly information gathered at the assembly.
The Corrections Chairperson (or their Alternate) is funded one night
lodging plus $30 for the Banquet when attending the Area 15
Assembly. Funds are paid when needed, when available.
Requirements for Committee Officers: Chairperson, 2 yrs. sobriety and 2
yrs. service on the Committee. Alternate Chairperson, 1 yr. sobriety
and 1 yr. service on the Committee. Treasurer, 2 yrs. sobriety and 1
yr. service on the Committee. The election is in October of the odd
year. Newly elected take office in January for a 2 year term.
Offers a forum for members to share their experience in carrying the AA
message to jails and prisons, including workbooks, literature, and
other AA resources to best accomplish this task.
Holds monthly meetings on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.,
to distribute purchased and donated
literature, discuss and submit an annual budget request to the District
5 Finance Committee in October of each year
and present a monthly oral and written report of Correction Committee
activities at the District 5 General Service meeting.