If you will let your name stand for the position of Newsletter Editor, or would like to volunteer to be a part of the committee, please email the Central Office Committee Chair(trustee) – officetrustee@aaregina.com

Newsletter Editor And Committee

The newsletter editor leads a dynamic team responsible for producing “Heart to Heart”, AA Regina’s monthly newsletter, that both informs and engages our members; “Carrying AA’s Message”.

Structure

The newsletter editor is a member of the office committee.  The office committee is one part of Regina and Area Intergroup (AA Regina); who are responsible to AA groups in Regina and the surrounding area.

Qualifications

  • A commitment of your time and a desire to be of service, carrying the message, are the main qualifications for all positions within intergroup.
  • The Editor should be someone having a good level of sobriety, two years is suggested.
  • Committee members should also be comfortable with their sobriety.
    • Will you be able to commit a portion of your time without compromising your journey in recovery is a question you need to be able to ask and answer.
  • Previous experience working on/producing a newsletter is an asset, though not required.
  • Working knowledge/experience using Microsoft Publisher is an asset, though not required.

Position Description and Duties

Specific committee duties related to Heart to Heart.
On a monthly basis:

  • Using Microsoft Publisher; layout a visually pleasing publication from the local members’ submissions, gathered articles and related service material.
  • In a timely manner
    • Have a “proof” of the new issue in for approval to the Office Trustee.
    • Send the finalized and approved newsletter in to our publisher for printing.
    • Submit the new issue to the Webditor committee for publishing on AARegina.com and for distribution to our email subscribers list.

“Newsletters or bulletins published by central/intergroup offices may include not only office news and events, but similar information about the groups and committees served by these offices (such as meeting times, openings of new groups, or changes of group meeting locations or officers). Frequently, material from A.A. literature is reprinted and discussed, and articles on subjects of interest to A.A.s also are published.”

From MG-02 A.A.® Guidelines – Central or Intergroup Office
with permission of A.A.®, World Services, Inc.

If you will let your name stand for the position of Newsletter Editor, or would like to volunteer to be a part of the committee, please email the Central Office Committee Chair(trustee) – officetrustee@aaregina.com

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