Agenda and notes for 9 July, 2023

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Agenda and notes for 9 July, 2023

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GSC Agenda 9 July, 2023


Standing Items

Serenity Prayer
Request for Note Taker
Establishment of Quorum (need ⅔ of active registered representatives, per GSC Charter) Y / N
Approval of June 2023 minutes Y / N Amended? Y /N
Incorporation Committee report:
Webmaster report:
Literature Committee report: See Agenda
Treasurer report: Balance as of 7 July, 2023 is $4,278.39

Old Business

Returned from the June Agenda: See June notes (highlighted in yellow) Basic text project.
From policy: "If the GSC has not previously decided whether the topic and form (e.g. pamphlet, webpage, flier, book, etc) are appropriate and helpful, the GSC now decides whether or not to move forward with this process. If the GSC is in favor of publishing the proposed piece and running the literature approval process in the future, GSC decides on an Editor or leaves it to Lit Com to choose one. The Editor handles all basic editing, style, and organization.
Review and acceptance of project definition. https://gaais.org/basic-text. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WCv ... RbZWw/edit
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.

New Business

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.


Any Other Business
Adrienne will be unavailable to lead the August meeting. We need to confirm an August leader.

Announcements

Closing Affirmation


Next Meeting: 13 August, 2023

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GSC Minutes 11 June 2023

Meeting convened at 11:47am PST with Adrienne (women’s rep, GSC chair), Johanna (Trustee), Tim (Trustee), Andy N (EGGA), Andy SA (meditation rep), Jeff (Trustee), Jennie (meditation rep), and Martha (website committee) present. Nick D joined partway through the meeting

Standing Items
Serenity Prayer
Request for Note Taker: Jennie volunteers
Establishment of Quorum (need ⅔ of active registered representatives, per GSC Charter): Yes
May 2023 minutes
Approved with 3 amendments/changes:
Under “New Business”, add “Johanna requested assistance with the Spirituality Committee. Jeff volunteered to Co-chair, and Shmully volunteered to join the committee.”
Note that Adrienne is the women’s rep
Note that Jennie is a meditation rep, not WA
Johanna moves, Jeff seconds
6 ayes; Andy N abstains since he wasn’t at last meeting
Incorporation Committee report: still meeting
Webmaster report: Scott not here
Literature Committee report: Scott not here
Treasurer report: Balance as of 10 June 2023 is $3,963.37
Discussion: do we need to approve TR? Group thinks not.

Old Business
Basic text project.
From policy: "If the GSC has not previously decided whether the topic and form (e.g. pamphlet, webpage, flier, book, etc) are appropriate and helpful, the GSC now decides whether or not to move forward with this process. If the GSC is in favor of publishing the proposed piece and running the literature approval process in the future, GSC decides on an Editor or leaves it to Lit Com to choose one. The Editor handles all basic editing, style, and organization.
Review and acceptance of project definition. https://gaais.org/basic-text. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WCv ... RbZWw/edit
Key points from discussion:
LitCom is working on other important projects and has few active members; does it make sense for it to tackle this now?
The Meeting Handbook includes a lot of material that belongs in a basic text, which means the need for a basic text is lower and that LitCom won’t be starting from scratch
Who put together the project description? Was it sent to us from LitCom with a request to approve? And what’s the purpose of approving it (e.g. just ducks in a row vs. deciding to get started on it)?
Motion: because we need clarification on the origins of the project description and the request for approval, we are moving this agenda item to next month’s GSC meeting.
Adrienne moves, Jeff seconds
7 ayes, Martha abstains. Motion passes.

New Business
Information on a sharing circle held in the past month
Just reporting on this, no GSC action needed.
Adrienne summarizes: EGGA members initiated and facilitated a meeting for GAA members to share their experience with a problematic attender EGGA was considering banning from meetings. The meeting was recorded and a link to the recording can be shared with interested people. EGGA voted to ban this member.
Request GSC members review 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
So noted!
How often may the GSC expect updates from the Spirituality Committee?
Johanna: include this as a standing item on future agendas. Requests help people-wrangling to get a meeting off the ground.
Jennie: volunteers to be on committee and to help with people-wrangling if Jeff/Johanna would like.
Andy N: volunteers to be on committee as well.

Any Other Business
Jennie gives quick report on Meeting Leader workshop. Twice-monthly workshops where experienced leader speaks on their experience, strength, and hope; other leaders can share/ask questions; and if there’s time the group discusses options for handling hypothetical situations.

Announcements: None

Closing Affirmation

Adjourned at 12:22 pm (PST)

Next Meeting: 9 July, 2023
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