Proposed Motions

Current Motions:

Presented on May 19th, 2024 – To be voted on June 23rd, 2024

 

Motion: To update the District 9 guidelines for Alternate Chairperson, amending the duties and responsibilities as follows:

a. Serve as a Director of General Service, District 9, Inc.
b. Serve as the President of General Service, District 9, Inc.
c. Chair the District’s monthly business meetings and officer calls.
d. Prepare Agenda for District monthly business meetings.
e. Be familiar with and conduct all meetings using established parliamentary procedures so as to ensure the proper and efficient order of business.
f. Prepare brief, factual written District reports for presentation at the monthly District Business Meetings and Area Assembly.
g. Attend the District Chairpersons Meeting at each Area Assembly and, where possible, attend Area District Chair’s calls between assemblies.
h. Act as conduit of information from Area Chair and Delegate.
i. Be a signer on General Service, District 9, Inc., checking account and have access to; and monitor the bank account activity.
j. Chairperson appoints a GSR Workshop Coordinator for a term of one (1) year, who is presented to the body in January.
k. Chairperson appoints a Current Practice Chairperson for a term of two (2) years, who is presented to the body in January.
l. Chairperson appoints a Assembly Chair for each Assembly hosted by District 9.
m. Serves on the Finance and Website Committee ex officio.
n. Ensure that corporation reports are filed on an annual basis with the Division of Corporations, Florida Department of State, by a qualified professional.
o. Appoint ad hoc committee(s) as necessary.
p. Coordinate monthly business meeting with District 9 Officers.
q. Retains all District related passwords and is responsible for post office box, storage facility, and meeting location keys.
r. Receives motions and, after consultation with the officers, provides a copy to the finance chair and places appropriate motions on the District Meeting Agenda.

Background: The duties and responsibilities as they are currently written do not accurately represent the description for the Chairperson, as they exclude certain tasks that are currently being performed and include tasks that are no longer applicable.

Presented on May 19th, 2024 – To be voted on June 23rd, 2024

 

Motion: To update the District 9 guidelines for Alternate Chairperson, amending the duties and responsibilities as follows:


a. Serve as a Director of General Service, District 9, Inc.
b. Attend all monthly District business meetings as an officer.
b. Attend the District Chairpersons’ Meeting at each Area Assembly.
c. Be familiar with parliamentary procedures so as to ensure the proper and efficient order of business if needed to preside at any meeting and perform such acts and duties as are customary to the office of Chairperson in the absence of the Chairperson or if the Chairperson is unable to complete their term.
d. Alternate Chairperson becomes the ACM/DCM Workshop Coordinator.
e. Coordinate a proper and adequate geographic assignment of groups within a DCM section. Ensure that a DCM and ACM are allocated for each group whenever possible as per the South Florida Area Conference.
f. Be a signer on the General Service, District 9 Inc.’s checking account.


Background: The duties and responsibilities as they are currently written do not accurately represent the description for the Alternate Chairperson, as they exclude certain tasks that are currently being performed and include tasks that are no longer applicable.

Recently Passed Motions:

May 19th, 2024 – Passed unanimously

Motion: Beginning with our current panel of district officers and then for all future officer elections, all elected officers will also automatically serve as directors on the board of the General Service District 9, Inc. Corporation. Respectfully submitted, Current Practice Committee 

Background: The State of Florida requires that we have at least 3 directors on the board to be a 501(c)(3) Florida Non-Profit Corporation