A.A.'s Tradition Nine:

A.A., as such, ought never be organized: but we may create service boards or committees directly responsible to those they serve.

Reprinted with permission of A.A. World Services, Inc.

District 9 DCM - District Committe Member

Works with the District Committee and GSRs ensuring the business of District 9 is carried out in such a way to continue to carry the message to the Alcoholic that still suffers. Chairs the District service meeting, announcing the business at-hand, and maintains order throughout the meeting.

Email: dcm@district9wv.org

District 9 Alt DCM

Communicates with newly elected GSRs and District Committee Chairs to ensure understanding of duties, including how to submit reports and motions at service meetings. 

Email: altdcm@district9wv.org

District 9 Secretary

The District Secretary is the clearing house of District 9 information including the District 9 Service Guidelines, past service meeting actions, and other service materials available from the General Service Office.  Responsible for taking and disseminating the minutes of District service meetings. Assists DCM with correspondence and notices to the District committee.  Maintains records of all groups in the District as well as the names and contact information of GSRs, DCMs, and other area committee members. 

Email: secretary@district9wv.org

District 9 Treasurer

Maintains financial records for the district. Notifies the DCM and Committee by reporting income and expenses.

Email: treasurer@district9wv.org  

A&T - Accessibilities & Treatment Committee

Facilitates A.A. meetings inside treatment facilities and other non-correctional institutions. Helps administrators and staff understand A.A. traditions, including that of anonymity.  Also "bridges the gap" for individuals coming into A.A. from these types of facilities. 

Email: accessibilitiesandtreatment@district9wv.org

Corrections Committee

Corrections committee members carry the A.A. message to the confined alcoholic who wants to live sober, one day at a time. A.A. members working with corrections personnel, help reach alcoholics who might otherwise never find the A.A. program. 

Email: corrections@district9wv.org

CPC - Cooperation with the Professional Community Committee

Shares information about A.A. with professional groups and individuals who are in contact with alcoholics through their careers (eg: clergy, healthcare, and legal professionals) with the goal of facilitating understanding and cooperation between professionals, professional organizations, and A.A. 

Email: cpc@district9wv.org

Public Information Committee

Fosters broad understanding of our fellowship by sharing information about the A.A. program through broadcasting public service announcements on public & electronic media; coordinating  community P.I. meetings and participating in community events.  

Email: publicinformation@district9wv.org

Grapevine and Literature Committee

Helps keep the district informed about recovery literature and other media available through aa.org and the Grapevine.  

Email: literatureandgrapevine@district9wv.org

District 9 Website Committee

Responsible for the District 9 website including posting of events and meetings.  Ensures the website is maintained in accordance with the Area 73 Guidelines for the Web Committee and A.A. traditions. 

Email: webmaster@district9wv.org


This we owe to A.A.’s future: To place our common welfare first; to keep our fellowship united. For on A.A. unity depend our lives and the lives of those to come. 

Reprinted with permission of A.A. World Services, Inc.