Trustee Website Committee
1) - To oversee the Trustee website.
2) - To periodically review all websites that infer or imply membership or
representation of the Fellowship or Corporation of Gamblers Anonymous, and
evaluate the websites for compliance with approved Local Area Website
Guidelines. Trustees and area trusted servants will be made aware of any
deficiencies that need to be corrected. Websites from outside entities are not
3) - To review new designs, features, enhancements and any other changes
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: David M. - Area 12
Use this email address to contact the Chair of this committee firstname.lastname@example.org
Committee members are listed below, as of 5/6/17
Trustee Website Guidelines
as of Boston
B.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
- The site will be functional year round.
- Agenda items will be accepted for submission to the Trustees website no
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 will be
posted on the Trustee website for prior downloading if the committee chairs
and other designated individuals are able to supply such reports. In the event
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 Trustees
consideration will be at the option of the author(s).
- All flyers and reports that are posted to the Trustee website will be
reviewed and modified, if necessary, to remain compliant with issue pertaining
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 B.O.T. for
consideration and also after the 1st vote has been approved showing with
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 material will
be posted and available for 'Keyword Searching', as determined by the
Trustee website committee, including items from the B.O.R. and its meetings.
- The Trustee website will be co-hosted on a server by a company that will
provide efficient and secure service at the lowest possible cost, as determined
by the committee. Funding for this, if any is required, will be from the B.O.T.
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 Trustee
- I.S.O. will remain as the owner and administrative contact of the
TrusteeWebsite.com domain name.
As of Cherry Hill '17
C. 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