The purpose of the Information Technology (IT) Committee is to provide additional, dedicated information and technology (IT) support to the Area to improve purchasing, set-up and maintenance of Area-owned IT equipment, and to provide G Suite support to the Area (Gmail, Google docs, the Google Drive utilized by Area Officers and Committees, etc.) and to maintain the Area website.
The Committee consists of 3 committee members, each with their own specialty, to provide the IT support necessary for Oregon Area trusted servants. The Area uses technology to facilitate communication among GSRs, DCMs, Area Committee Members, Area Officers and The General Service Office, and to carry the message to the still-suffering alcoholic.
About the Service Positions
These positions have a 3-year rotation. In the first year of appointment to the Committee, each Committee Member will serve as the IT Committee Assistant. In the second year of rotation, each will serve as the IT Committee Co-Chair. In the final year of rotation, each will serve as Chair of the IT Committee. Duties and responsibilities of the Committee Members do not change from one year to the next over the course of the rotation. The only change is the Assistant, Co-Chair or Chair designation. The committee reports to the Area Chair and operates under the Oregon Area Web Site Guidelines (see Oregon Area Guidelines)
The purpose of the website is to:
- Assist the groups of the area carry the message of Alcoholics Anonymous to the still suffering alcoholic.
- Facilitate communication among GSRs, DCMs, area committee members and area officers.
- Improve in understanding the workings of the area in order to encourage participation in service work.