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
Trustee Website committee made up of either current or past Trustees, 2 of
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
have approved for deployment on the Trustee website. Any such changes may
be implemented on the Trustee website between Trustee meetings for the
members to use, in order to help render a more informed decision by the
the next physical meeting, regarding an approval or denial of the new
During that period, the committee will be under the guidance of the Chair of
B.O.T. as to appropriateness of the new features that are pending B.O.T
- The site will be functional year round.
- Agenda items will be accepted for submission to the Trustees website no
than 30 days after the minutes from the previous meeting are made available
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
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
be at the option of the author(s).
- All flyers and reports that are posted to the Trustee website will be
modified, if necessary, to remain compliant with issue pertaining to member
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.
material and thereby not for distribution to meetings and the members from
- Any and all G.A. material that would be considered reference material will
posted and available for 'Keyword Searching', as determined by the Trustee
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
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
- The Trustee website committee members will be the only ones to have
the Trustee website. Any new committee members will be fully indoctrinated
the procedures and programming protocols for the Trustee website.
- I.S.O. will remain as the owner and administrative contact of the
TrusteeWebsite.com domain name.
As of Montreal '09
C. The Trustee Line will be published on the Trustee website
will be under the supervision of the Trustee website committee that will also
content appropriateness (Inappropriateness will include profanity, derogatory
statements about another member or person, derogatory statements about
room and matters unrelated to Gamblers Anonymous). Disputes over the
the committee and members who challenge the committee's decision will be
decided by the 3 Chairs of the B.O.T.