SLAA Online Group Conscience Business Meeting in #slaa2

Minutes for May 4th, 2021 at 12 noon ET


NancyD moderated the meeting.


Serenity Prayer



Election of SLAA Online Officers for mandate period July 2021 through June 2022

Annual election held in June.

Nominations welcome throughout May for the seven Officer posts:




Liaison Officer




Please send nominations to the Office at

For details of the Officer posts duties and requirements, see the Officers webpage:


Read and approve May agenda - Link on website homepage - APPROVED


Read and approve March minutes - APPROVED


Read and approve Treasurer's report  - APPROVED


Read and review Liaison Officer's report - READ & REVIEWED


Op Applications



Old Business

Motion to Approve SLAA Online Group Delegate to the SLAA ABC/M 2021 - jamie APPROVED AS DELEGATE

SLAA Online has approved sending a yearly delegate (funds permitting) to the SLAA Annual Business Conference/Meeting.

This year the SLAA ABC/M is an online virtual conference on August 3rd-6th 2021.

Current funds appear to be permitting.

Unopposed candidate: jamie

Approval procedure:

For candidate: Submitted written motivation followed by max three minute share.

No floor discussion of candidate.

After presentation, candidate asked to leave the #slaa2 room (but not the server) during the vote, by typing /part

Remaining present members vote to approve/disapprove/abstain.

After the vote, candidate invited by leading Op via PM to return to #slaa2 room.


New Business

Presentation of SLAA Online Group Inventory 2021 Report

SLAA Online Group Inventory 2021 - Report (pdf)


10 min Open Forum 

Lotus - overall, I'm pleased with the report, to me it shows the Room has become a much safer place with good boundaries in place and a safe Room with safe guidelines

NancyD - while i am pleased with the responses themselves it is a bit disappointing that so few members did respond at all; in the future, i would love to see more members participate


15 min Group discussion of material that will be discussed at the SLAA ABC/M 2021 in August

IFD: A Framework for Living: The Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions, and Twelve Concepts of S.L.A.A.

- the latest draft for discussion now includes all the Steps and Traditions and the first Five Concepts

NOTE! Contact for a copy of this draft text

No member discussion


Serenity Prayer


Meeting adjourned