Committee Descriptions

Michigan Statewide General Service Committee

Delegates, Alternate Delegates and Chairs from each of the areas in Michigan attend the Michigan Statewide General Service Committee Meeting. GSR’s, DCM’s, Committee Chairs and other AA members are encouraged to attend. The Statewide Service Meeting is a forum for communication between the three areas in Michigan. The three areas are able to coordinate events throughout Michigan, develop unity within the state, and communicate about the Michigan State Convention and Mock Conference. There are three Statewide Service Committees, CPC, Grapevine and Corrections. The Michigan Statewide General Service Committee is held at 1:30pm on the fourth Sunday of January, April, July and October at the Lansing Alano Club, 2909 W Genesee St., Lansing, MI 48917

CPC – Cooperation with the Professional Community Committee

The ongoing mission of the Michigan Statewide CPC Committee is to coordinate services with Michigan AA areas 32, 33 and 34 communicating who we are, what we do and don’t do with the medical, legal, educational, business and other professionals in Michigan. The Statewide CPC Committee finds it beneficial to our area CPC services to meet quarterly and exchange information for better communication on a statewide service basis in carrying out our missions.

Grapevine Committee

The AA Grapevine, Inc. is publisher of the International Journal of Alcoholics Anonymous. Its primary purpose is to carry the AA message to everyone interested in alcoholism through its magazines, websites, and related items, which reflect the experience, strength, and hope of its members and friends on topics related to recovery, unity and service. It strives in all its activities to operate in accordance with the Twelve Steps, the Twelve Traditions, and the Twelve Concepts of AA, without soliciting monetary contributions from AA members or groups to fund operating expenses.

CFC – Michigan Correctional Facility Committee

It is the purpose of the Statewide Correctional Facility Committee of the State of Michigan, which includes Areas 32, 33 and 34 to carry the AA Message of Recovery from Alcoholism to the still suffering inmate, man, woman or adolescent whether confined in a federal or state prison, county jail, 3/4 house, youth home detention center or newly released.
Our aim is to work together (Areas 32, 33 and 34) jointly in overlapping areas. Better operation of the pre-release program. Putting panels together, consisting of currently released inmates, for the state convention. Share in the hosting of a statewide workshop to promote better understanding between AA volunteers and correctional personnel to come together on a quarterly basis to share and discuss ideas pertaining to AA prisons and jails.
To Continue our Twelfth Step work in carrying the message, we remain committed to insuring that the lines of communication between AA and correctional facilities remain open and to cooperate wit the individual facilities to enable the AA message of hope to be present now and in the future.