Trustee Website Committee
1) - To oversee the Trustee website.
2) - To periodically review all websites that infer or imply membership
representation of the Fellowship or Corporation of Gamblers Anonymous,
evaluate the websites for compliance with approved Local Area Website
Guidelines. Trustees and area trusted servants will be made aware of
deficiencies that need to be corrected. Websites from outside entities
3) - To review new designs, features, enhancements and any other
that would be demonstrated to the Board of Trustees for approval and
deployment to any website approved by the Board of Trustees.
Board of Trustees Chair Liaison: Andy R.
Chairman of the Committee: Jane L. - Area 3A
Use this email address to contact the Chair of this committee firstname.lastname@example.org
Committee members are listed below, as of 9/13/17
Trustee Website Guidelines
as of Cherry Hill
- The site will be functional year round.
- Agenda items will be accepted for submission to the Trustees
later than 30 days after the minutes from the previous meeting are made
available from I.S.O. and posted to the Trustee website for reference.
- Any printed material that will be passed out at the Trustee meeting
posted on the Trustee website for prior downloading if the committee
and other designated individuals are able to supply such reports. In
material pertaining to G.A. literature is part of the handouts, it will
be noted as
non-G.A. approved literature. Submission of any handouts for the
consideration will be at the option of the author(s).
- All flyers and reports that are posted to the Trustee website will
reviewed and modified, if necessary, to remain compliant with issue
to member anonymity. This includes items covering:
- Member's full names
- Member's addresses
- Member's phone numbers
- Member's email addresses
- Display of new literature prior to the initial submission to the
consideration and also after the 1st vote has been approved showing
watermarks or adequate notification designating the items as non-G.A.
approved material and thereby not for distribution to meetings and the
members from any area.
- Any and all G.A. material that would be considered reference
be posted and available for 'Keyword Searching', as determined by the
Trustee website committee, including items from the B.O.R. and its
- The Trustee website will be co-hosted on a server by a company that
provide efficient and secure service at the lowest possible cost, as
by the committee. Funding for this, if any is required, will be from
Chair's annual discretionary fund.
- The Trustee website committee members will be the only ones to have
access to the Trustee website. Any new committee members will be fully
indoctrinated with the procedures and programming protocols for the
- I.S.O. will remain as the owner and administrative contact of the
TrusteeWebsite.com domain name.
- The Trustee Website will be under the control of a
standing Trustee Website committee made up of either current or past
Trustees, 2 of which must have website programming experience. The
committee will maintain the content and administrate the Trustee
website. It will also give reports at each Trustee meeting of new
additions and modifications that the committee would like to have
approved for deployment on the Trustee website. Any such changes may
first be implemented on the Trustee website with approval by the
majority of the executive board as to appropriateness, between Trustee
meetings for the members to use, in order to help render a more
informed decision by the B.O.T. at the next physical meeting, regarding
an approval or denial of the new changes. To remain on the Trustee
Website, these changes must be submitted as an agenda item for final
As of Cherry Hill '17
- The Trustee Line will be published on the Trustee
website and will be under the supervision of the Trustee website
committee that will also decide content appropriateness
(Inappropriateness will include profanity, derogatory statements about
another member or person, derogatory statements about another room and
matters unrelated to Gamblers Anonymous). Disputes over the opinions of
the committee and members who challenge the committee's decision will
be decided by the 3 Chairs of the B.O.T.