Treasurer – Duties, Eligibility & Qualifications – Online Intergroup of Alcoholics Anonymous

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Treasurer – Duties, Eligibility & Qualifications

Duties & Responsibilities: (Subsection 4.01(d): Treasurer.

The Treasurer maintains the Intergroup’s corporate financial records, tax returns, detailed accounting of receipts and disbursements; and provides summaries and reports to the Intergroup at least quarterly. The Treasurer works with the Finance Committee to prepare the annual budget and present it to the Member Assembly for a vote. The Treasurer receives contributions and maintains the Intergroup’s funds in an account in the name of the Intergroup. With approval of the Board, the Treasurer oversees and maintains any financial professional services.

Eligibility & Qualifications

  • A sober member of Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Organizational skills for good record-keeping; accounting or bookkeeping experience
  • Computer skills appropriate for the duties of the position, especially working with spreadsheets
  • Ability to speak about financial matters to an audience that does not have financial skills
  • Leadership qualities – See Concept IX, Twelve Concepts for World Service, pages C27-C32
  • A sound understanding and appreciation of applying the Steps, the Traditions and the Concepts of Alcoholics Anonymous, along with a will-ingness to consult with others who have a wealth of experience gained through applying these guiding principles successfully to problems

Anyone who has served in an OIAA service position is eligible to serve as an Intergroup Officer. No person may hold more than one Intergroup office at a time, nor may any Officer save concurrently as Alternate. No officer may serve concurrently as an IGR. All Officers must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.

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