Meeting called to order by Eric (ewg) with the Set Aside Prayer at 10pm ET. In attendance: ewg, CharlesC, Curtis, DouglasR, Ken, Ket, Nova, godzmaster, Linda.

Agenda:

I. Reading of Minutes
II. Treasurer's Report
III. Old Business
a. Filling of Co-Chair Position
b. Formation of a Committee to review practice of banning
IV. New Business
a. New programing for Newbie access
b. Resetting of Business Meeting Date
V. Closing Prayer

Reading of the Minutes.

The minutes from the last meeting are posted on the website
http://slaaonline.org/minutes/21505.html
Moved and seconded to accept the minutes. Motion passed.

Treasurer's report.

The report is recorded on the web.
http://slaaonline.org/money.html
Curtis asked if the cost of the website had gone up. Eric explained that it had been discounted for the first few months and now was back at its regular price.
Moved and seconded to accept the Treasurer's Report. Motion passed.


Filling of Co-Chair position.

Nomination for Lynn. Eric explained, that Lynn had approached him and declined nomination.
Nomination for CharlesC.
Election tabled until after vote on changing the meeting date.

Formation of a Committee to review practice of banning

After some discussion it was moved and seconded to set up a Yahoo forum (or some other like forum) to explore the group consciousness of the means and measures of safeguarding SLAA.
Motion passed.
Moved and seconded to have Curtis set up and promote the forum for the discussion.
Motion passed

New programing for Newbie access

Nova reported that he had come up with a new way for new members to access mIRC and reach the group for the first time, that would be much easier and less confusing. Also it would end some confusion with answering the newbie question
Moved and seconded to allow Nova to proceed to implement this new method. Motion passed.

Resetting of Business Meeting Date

Moved and seconded to permanently schedule the business meeting for the first Tuesday of the month at 8pm ET. Motion to amend the starting time to 9pm ET accepted. Motion to permanently schedule the business meeting for 9pm ET on the first Tuesday of each month was accepted.

Filling of Co-Chair Position

The floor was opened for further nominations. None were brought forward. Vote was to elect CharlesC as Co-Chair.

Meeting adjourned at 11:33pm ET