RULES OF ORDER

HOW WE RUN OUR MEETINGS

In order to assure the orderly and effective conduct of necessary business, AA service groups need an agreed-upon structure for running meetings. 

In SENY, we have agreed to follow an amended form of the guidelines or procedures followed by the General Service Conference (US/Canada). (A copy of the "Conference Procedures" is attached below. SENY disregards the first two items concerning the "Conference Quorum" and the "Committee System" since our Articles of Association already define a quorum, and we have a somewhat difference process concerning bringing business before the Area's Committee or Assembly.) Under these procedures major decisions (matters of conscience and policy) seek a 2/3 majority agreement of the meeting rather than a simple majority, thereby reflecting "substantial unanimity" on any question.

Attachments: 

  Suggested SENY Rules of Order (Filesize: 191 Kb)
"Suggested SENY Rules of Order"

  Rules of Order  (Filesize: 6.4 Mb)
"Rules of Order: How We Run Our Meetings"