The following Intergroup Service positions are currently available:

If you are interested in any one of the vacancies, speak to your homegroup GSR or attend a SMIG meeting to find out how you could be of service. Alternatively email secretary.smidlands@aamail.org who will be able to guide you.

For further information on each of the Intergroup Officer positions see AA Service Handbook for Great Britain 2021 and AA Structure Handbook for Great Britain 2021

Telephone Liaison Officer (TLO)

A Telephone Liaison Officer co-ordinates the working of the Telephone Service as recommended in the Service Handbook (See pages 65-66). You will not be alone in this role as the telephone service has it’s own sub-committee to help spread the load and make it a more manageable role. For more information email the current TLO who will be happy to explain more telephones.smidlands@aamail.org 

Secretary for SMIG – POSITION FILLED

The Secretary has the responsibility with the Chair for preparing the agenda and minutes of meetings and for distributing these documents to the groups well before meetings so that there is ample time to discuss the contents. The Secretary deals with all correspondence, passing for example requests for speakers to outside organisations to the Public Information Officer or a suitable member. The Secretary keeps in touch with the General Service Office making sure that it promptly has a copy of the minutes and notice of any change of officer.

If this role interests you please email secretary.smidlands@aamail.org for more information.

Prison Liaison Officer – From November 2023

A Prison Liaison Officer should gather and collate all information about the prison groups in their area (including open prisons, Young Offenders Institutions etc.) and forward the information to their regions and to GSO. He or she should also keep informed via their region and GSO on Home Office and Conference policy with regard to special subjects, such as parole, the use of AA tapes and other AA published material, to help prison sponsors with any problems which may arise in the area. The General Service Office and General Service Board maintain excellent contact with the Prison Department of the Home Office, and intergroups should communicate with GSO regarding any problems which may arise.

AA Archivist

The Archivist is the person responsible for the collection, it’s documents and artefactual items. He or she takes care of, and maintains, the physical integrity of the collection and is instrumental in tis further development. The Archivist is also responsible for ensuring the protection of the anonymity of it’s members and the confidentiality of the AA records.

Probation/CJSWS Liaison Officer

The main tasks of the intergroup liaison officer are to establish/maintain links in the intergroup area with offender management services dealing with non-custodial sentences, bail hostels and similar facilities, magistrates/justices, local courts and court officers, police forces, solicitors’ organisations and other professionals having regular contact with probationers

Conference Delegate

See page 94 of AA Structure Handbook for Great Britain 2021

Conference Delegate Substitute

See page 94 of AA Structure Handbook for Great Britain 2021