Agenda for September GSC Meeting

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Agenda for September GSC Meeting

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GSC Agenda 10 September, 2023

Prayer for Unity: May we work together in unity, mindful of the newcomers and the fellowship we serve.

Standing Items

Serenity Prayer
Request for Note Taker
Establishment of Quorum (need ⅔ of active registered representatives, per GSC Charter) Y / N
Approval of August 2023 minutes Y / N Amended? Y /N
Incorporation Committee report: See New Business
Webmaster report
Literature Committee report: See Agenda
Treasurer report: Balance as of 10 September, 2023 is $5,322.95

Old Business

Revisiting motion from last meeting: “Leave it to LitCom to select an editor for now 1. Motion passes with 5 ayes, one nay, one abstention. It was recommended to put this on this month’s agenda for time purposes, as the tradition is to revisit motions immediately when there are any nay votes.
Are there any questions regarding the review of the GSC Charter and 12 Concepts, so GSC representatives are familiar with this part of the fellowship. https://gamingaddictsanonymous.org/wp-c ... r-2020.pdf.
In Feb 2021 when the new website went live, GSC decided to allow new and updated materials on the website. The Literature Committee was tasked with collecting feedback from the fellowship and revising the materials. There are five webpages, one flier, and four pamphlets ready. They are shown in the Literature Committee spreadsheet's "Approval process" tab on https://gaais.org/service-structure. We'll need to review GSC literature approval process https://gaais.org/post4#p4 and decide how many rounds of approval process to do and what pieces to include in each round.

New Business

Approval of first 3 sections of the GAAIS bylaws: Johanna to present.

Draft.Bylaws.Sec.1.to.3.with.Rationale.for.GSC.Approval.docx
https://docs.google.com/document/d/18k4 ... eSsdi/edit
Non-legalese summary of draft bylaws sections 1-3.docx
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1twP ... dQfFR/edit

Any Other Business


Announcements:

Closing Affirmation
“We” form of the Serenity Prayer

Next Meeting: 8 October, 2023

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Minutes for GSC meeting, August 13, 2023

We did not have quorum (7 needed, 6 present)
Representatives and trustees present: Jeff (trustee), Johanna (trustee), Scott J (trustee), Andy N (EGGA), Andy SA (meditation), Jennie (meditation).
Notetaker: Jennie

Per GSC decision from 9-12-2021, GSC can hear reports and approve minutes of prior meetings without a quorum.

1. Minutes from the July 9, 2023 GSC meeting were approved unanimously.

2. Minutes from the July 16, 2023 emergency GSC meeting received extensive discussion. Minutes were approved following 3 revisions; the approved minutes will be posted on the forum.

3. Johanna provided a report from the Incorporation Committee. The committee has completed a set of draft bylaws! The incorporation Committee would like the GSC to review and approve of the first 3 sections of the draft by-laws during next month’s meeting. Materials will be sent out two weeks ahead of the next GSC meeting. Effective review and discuss will require GSC members to read the draft text before the meeting; GSC members are requested to set aside time to do this. If you will not be at next month’s meeting, please review the draft text and send feedback/comments in written form
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