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EBI Board of Directors

Purpose of the Board

Board members have an obligation to ensure the organization abides by all state and federal laws governing nonprofit entities, and provides support in areas such as public relations, legal matters, and human resources. The board also sees that the organization handles its assets responsibly.

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Board Nominations

If you or someone you know might be a good fit to serve on the EBI Board of Directors, please complete the nomination form.

Board Members

Current EBI Board of Directors

Board Chair

Walter W.

Board Treasurer

Teddy B.

Board Member

Sonia H

Board Member

Kellie D.

Board Member

Vivian O.

Board Member

James R.

Office Coordinator

The Office Coordinator is a member of the Service Board who oversees the functions and activities of the Central Office. The Office Coordinator is also the Chair of the Board of East Bay Intergroup, Inc. who is also the chief executive officer of East Bay Intergroup. 

TERM: The term of service for this position is 15 months. 

DUTIES: 

  • Facilitates Service board and Intergroup Meetings using Robert’s Rules of Order. 
  • Prepares and reads a monthly report for the Service and Intergroup meetings 
  • Acts as a liaison with board services members and the Office Administrator 
  • Communicates directly with Administrator and Service members in regard to all activities related to Eastbay Intergroup Inc. 
  • Acts as Chair of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Eastbay Intergroup Inc. 
  • Calls special meetings as needed in accordance with the bylaws of Eastbay Intergroup Inc. 

East Bay Intergroup Chair:

The EBI Chair facilitates the monthly EBI Business Meeting (3rd Wednesday of every month at 7pm) and the monthly EBI Committee Chairs’ Meeting (2nd Wednesday of every month at 7pm).  The EBI Chair attends the monthly EBI Board of Directors Meeting (2nd Monday of every month at 7:30 pm).

The EBI Chair prepares and moderates the agenda for the monthly EBI Business Meeting.  The EBI Chair prepares and moderates the agenda and the minutes for the monthly EBI Committee Chairs’ meeting. The EBI Chair attends the EBI Board of Directors Meeting and reports service issues and/or brings up discussion items requiring consideration by or a reply from the Board (as needed) to take back to the EBI Intergroup/EBI Committee Chairs. The EBI Chair also works on EBI projects to improve cohesive interaction and communication between EBI and the A.A. Group Members in Districts 07/70.

If you’re interested in this service position, email our EBI Chair at servicecommitteechair@eastbayaa.org.

Office Administrator:

Office Administrator Job Responsibilities:
• Performs all duties as described in the bylaws for Eastbay Intergroup
• Maintains and updates Operations Manual for Eastbay Intergroup
• Publishes reports and events on Eastbayaa.org
• Liaison between A.A. Entities: Intergroups, District, GSO, Area
• Corresponds with Members and Member Groups: Providing references, information, and direction         about the recovery program of Alcoholics Anonymous
• Maintains vendor contracts as needed to fulfill duties and maintain equipment.
• Actively corresponds with various Eastbay Intergroup Service and Board Committees.
• Supports Intergroup operations by maintaining office systems and supervising staff.
• Organizes office operations and procedures, controlling correspondence, designing filing systems, and reviewing and approving supply requisitions.
• Maintains and provides historical archives for Intergroup and Service board meetings
• Disperses information as relates to fulfilling job requirements
• Implements and manages information protection, retrieval, transfer, and disposal.
• Designs, implements and teaches office policies, standards, and procedures.
• Keeps Eastbay Intergroup Service Board informed by reviewing and analyzing special reports, summarizing information, and identifying trends.
• Recruits, selects, and trains office staff/volunteers
• Assists Service board committees in preparing, implementing, and monitoring an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions.

Hours and Schedule
The Office Administrator position is budgeted for 30 hours per week, not to exceed forty hours a week. The position is expected to be available Monday through Friday, with weekends off, except when events require a weekend workday. The Office Administrator is a flex-scheduled position whose productivity and performance are accountable to the Eastbay Intergroup Service Board.

Tradition Six

Problems of money, property, and authority may easily divert us from our primary spiritual aim. We think, therefore, that any considerable property of genuine use to A.A. should be separately incorporated and managed, thus dividing the material from the spiritual. An A.A. group, as such, should never go into business. Secondary aids to A.A., such as clubs or hospitals which require much property or administration, ought to be incorporated and so set apart that, if necessary, they can be freely discarded by the groups. Hence such facilities ought not to use the A.A. name. Their management should be the sole responsibility of those people who financially support them. For clubs, A.A. managers are usually preferred. But hospitals, as well as other places of recuperation, ought to be well outside A.A.- and medically supervised. While an A.A. group may cooperate with anyone, such cooperation ought never go so far as affiliation or endorsement, actual or implied. An A.A. group can bind itself to no one.
– Long Form (Big Book, page 565, fourth edition.)

Tradition Nine

Each A.A. group needs the least possible organization. Rotating leadership is the best. The small group may elect its secretary, the large group its rotating committee, and the groups of a large metropolitan area their central or intergroup committee, which often employs a full-time secretary. The trustees of the General Service Board are, in effect, our A.A. General Service Committee. They are the custodians of our A.A. Tradition and the receivers of voluntary A.A. contributions by which we maintain our A.A. General Service Office at New York. They are authorized by the groups to handle our over-all public relations and they guarantee the integrity of our principle newspaper, the A.A. Grapevine. All such representatives are to be guided in the spirit of service, for true leaders in A.A. are but trusted and experienced servants of the whole. They derive no real authority from their titles; they do not govern. Universal respect is the key to their usefulness.
– Long Form (Big Book, page 565, fourth edition.)