CoDA Announcements Archives

CoDA Announcements: A Financial Bill of Rights

Sent July 17th 2014

The following is a revised version of an email we originally sent on 9/9/12 It was revised & GC'd by The CoDA Communications Comittee on 5/8/14 comm@coda.org A Financial Bill of Rights We all have a Financial Bill of Rights that is connected with upholding Tradition Seven. 1. I have a right to ask where the money goes after I put it in the basket at a meeting. 2. I have a right to ask for a financial report from the group treasurer 3. I have a right to ask how much rent is being charged at the facility where the ...

CoDA Announcements: New Website & Email List Archives

Sent July 1st 2014

Great news, the new website is up & running! Much appreciation to the board & task force who have worked so hard on this project. It has the same address, www.coda.org You can now subscribe to the email lists directly from the home page of www.coda.org. However, at this time there is no link to the email list archives (a database of every email we have sent since December of 2009). There will likely soon be a link to the archives from www.coda.org. Until then, you can still view the archives here: http://ww...

CoDA Announcements: Convention Meal Deadlines

Sent June 29th 2014

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Events Committee events@coda.org Time for purchasing meals is running out. July 1 is the last day to be able to purchase meals for the CoDA event in Orlando. Friday lunch $29, Saturday dinner $49, and Meal Package $90 tickets. Note: Meal Package also includes the Friday night Dessert/Comedian/Music $25 ticket. Separately, the Friday night ticket will be available on Friday until noon for the dessert portion, and until 9 pm for the 12 Step Comedian portion. Jen L events...

CoDA Announcements: Updated Conference Zip File With New Committee Reports

Sent June 27th 2014

We wanted to let you know there are several new CoDA Service Conference (CSC) reports in the zip file. You can get the updated version here: http://www.codependents.org/Events/2014%20CSC.zip There will also likely be a new version of the Motions PDF soon. We are still using the current one; it is available here: http://codependents.org/Events/Motions%206-17-14.pdf & here: http://www.coda.org/dp/Motions/2014/Motions%206-17-14.pdf It has been brought to our attention by a board member that the pdf is missing a c...

CoDA Announcements: CoDA / CoRE Web Store Maintenance

Sent June 26th 2014

The CoDA / Core webstore is going to be temporarily unavailable on June 26, June 27th & July 1st due to maintenance.                          Della B                          CoRE                 &nbs...

CoDA Announcements: CoRE (CoDA Publishing) Board Openings

Sent June 20th 2014

Please reply to CoRE core@coda.org CoRe has 2 openings on the board and 2 alternate positions available. Qualifications: Core Board is elected by the CSC, with consideration of the candidates' capabilities and experience in the following:   1) Working knowledge of the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Co-Dependents Anonymous. 2) Willingness and availability to serve CoRe through major service projects. 3) Demonstration of skills and abilities while doing CoDA Service for two or more years. 4) Understanding a...

CoDA Announcements: Board Meeting Summary for 6/8/14

Sent June 19th 2014

The following message is from the CoDA Board of Trustees. board@coda.org Board Summary for CoDA World Board Conference Call June 8, 2014 8:30am – 10:30am PST The Board of Trustees met in June by teleconference. Members in attendance included: Florence F., Hal H., Barbara D., Lisa B., Chris H., Dagmar M., Lorraine O., and David Mc. as voting members. Mercedes M. & Charles Z. did not attend. In attendance to discuss translation and proofreading issues from the Translation Management Committee (TMC) was Gerry B., C...

CoDA Announcements: 6/19 Last Day For Conference & Convention Hotel Discounts!

Sent June 18th 2014

Tomorrow (June 19th) is the last day to receive our discounted CoDA room rate at the Coda Service Conference (CSC) or International CoDA Convention (ICC). MEALS can be purchased online through July 1st, 2014 at 1130PM PST http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2014-international-coda-convention-icc-coda-service-conference-csc-registration-6912901675 Convention Schedule is available at www.coda.org Questions?  Events@coda.org If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to the specific content of this email), p...

CoDA Announcements: CoDA Telemeetings Outreach Recordings

Sent June 18th 2014

Hi There,   I am the Moderator for the next special edition CoDA Telemeetings Outreach Recording being held at Noon E. on Monday June 30th, which is the 3rd quarter one for 2014, on 559-726-1300  PIN: 475271#.  I am looking for one female member and one male member to be our guest speakers to share their story for approximately one half hour each to start off this approximate 2-hr recording.   If yes, those interested may e-mail me at countrykate@sasktel.net   Also, if I'm fortunate enough to g...

CoDA Announcements: : Service Conference Motions & Reports

Sent June 17th 2014

This email is a collaboration between your Email List Fellowship Service Worker Geff R & Board Member Lorraine O. Contact/Response email links are available by clicking on either of the 2 names. We're trying something new this year with the goal of making it easier for the fellowship to Group Conscience the motions that your delegates will be voting on at the CoDA Service Conference. Board members Lorraine O & Lisa B have put together a single .pdf file with all motions. It incorrectly states it only runs thr...

CoDA Announcements: Communications Policy (Email & General)

Sent June 12th 2014

From page 43 of the March 2014 revised Fellowship Service Manual (FSM): The following applies to both Service Workers (paid & volunteer) & to the fellowship as a whole. List of Affirmative Communication Actions 1.· I respect the anonymity of others by not using a member's last name in the text of a message. 2.· I obtain permission before faxing or emailing CoDA identified materials to a member. 3.· I respect the personal integrity, anonymity, and privacy of each member, and I expect an...

CoDA Announcements: New Service Conference Single Point Of Submission

Sent June 10th 2014

As of today, we have changed the manner in which all CSC submissions occur. All reports, goals, motions, budgets & CSC Registrations (Not the Event Brite section; delegates will still need to also register on the Eventbrite site, just send us the word doc entitled "Delegate Registration") to submitcsc@coda.org The old links will continue to function, but to insure that  your information gets to all parties that require it, please start using the new alias immediately. Post-CSC reimbursement reques...

CoDA Announcements: Meeting Registration Inventory

Sent June 8th 2014

This is a resending of a message that originally went out on 6/4/13. The contents of this email are from the CoDA Communication Committee. comm@coda.org Codependents come to CoDA in crisis and in urgent need of a meeting. Even old timers have to look for meetings, when they're away from home. People rely on information obtained from the CoDA website, local intergroup postings or the CoDA phone volunteers who locate meeting details for them. It's important that the online posting for your meeting - its address, contac...

CoDA Announcements: Service Conference 2014 Packet Is Out

Sent May 24th 2014

The contents of this email are a collaboration between a number of CoDA Trusted Servants & Service Workers Please direct on topic replies to events@coda.org or board@coda.org A large portion of the 2014 CoDA Service conference (CSC) packet is up here: http://www.coda.org/dp/DP%20docs.htm We would greatly appreciate if members & (especially) delegates could please review it, & share it with your meetings (& in the case of delegates the area you represent) to develop a Group Conscious & share it wi...

CoDA Announcements: ConferenceDelegate Registration

Sent May 18th 2014

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Events Committee events@coda.org Dear DELEGATES, Event planning can be very challenging and also an amazing opportunity to gain CoDA unity and spiritual growth. We are doing all we can to provide excellent service during the CoDA Service Conference (CSC). The more preparation the better and we are reaching out for assistance. Please help us out by registering now! Registering as soon as possible will help our planning efforts to provide excellent service during the CoDA...

CoDA Announcements: Board Meeting Summary for 5/3/14

Sent May 18th 2014

The following message is from the CoDA Board of Trustees. board@coda.org Board Summary for CoDA World Board Conference Call May 3, 2014 8:30am – 10:30am PST The Board of Trustees met in May by a combination of teleconference and videoconference. Members in attendance included: Florence F., Hal H., Barbara D., Lisa B., Chris H., Dagmar M., Mercedes M. Lorraine O., and David Mc. as voting members, Charles Z. as Alternate Trustee. After our usual opening procedures, we approved the minutes from the April 2014 meeting....

CoDA Announcements: REMINDER - CSC MOTIONS are due

Sent May 8th 2014

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Events Committee events@coda.org REMINDER- MOTIONS are due ! Guidelines for crafting Motions/Reports and Motion template form At the annual CoDA Service Conference, delegates consider measures that come before them from several sources (Voting Entities, CoDA Committees, Task Forces, the Board). Those measures can affect, variously, CoDA Foundational Documents, By-Laws (these motions affect the structure of CoDA) or Policy. There is another type of motion, one that arises f...

CoDA Announcements: Board Meeting Summary for 4/6/14

Sent May 4th 2014

The following message is from the CoDA Board of Trustees. board@coda.org Board Summary for CoDA World Board Conference Call April 6, 2014 8:30am – 10:30am PST The Board of Trustees met in April by teleconference. Members in attendance included: Florence F., Barbara D., Lisa B., Chris H., Dagmar M., Lorraine O., and David Mc. as voting members, Charles Z. as Alternate Trustee. Hal H. and Mercedes M. did not attend. After our usual opening procedures, we approved the minutes from the March 2014 face to face meeting. ...

CoDA Announcements: Service Positions at CoDA Meetings

Sent April 30th 2014

The contents of this email are from the the CoDA Communications Committee comm@coda.org. (Taken from the Meeting Starter Packet) The Fellowship of CoDA has the responsibility of determining, through its group conscience, the service work to be performed, and the best manner to perform such work. Decisions about service work in the Fellowship and all CoDA affairs are made through the group conscience decision making process. All those who volunteer to do service work for CoDA by serving on committees, boards, or cor...

CoDA Announcements: Workshop Facilitators Needed For July Convention

Sent April 20th 2014

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Events Committee events@coda.org Dear Beloved CoDA member, I hope this message finds you happy, joyous and free!!! I would like to introduce myself.  My name is Christine C; I am a new member on the Events Committee, and contact person for Speakers/Workshops. I would like to thank you for the opportunity to serve CoDA in this capacity. I am confident as a trusted servant, along with the committee; I will meet the requirements of this position. Thank you in advance fo...

CoDA Announcements: Call for Nominations for CoDA Board, Inc. & CoRE Board

Sent April 17th 2014

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Events Committee events@coda.org                       HELLO CoDA DELEGATES AND FELLOWSHIP This is the "encouraging" part of the Election process when we reach out to each and everyone of You. The CoDA Board of Trustees has "5" positions open for Election. With "3" Alternate positions to be filled also.        The C...

CoDA Announcements: Upcoming Local CoDA Events

Sent April 11th 2014

4/26 Norridge, Illinois Making Choices Workshop 9 AM - 4:00 PM http://www.coda.org/event-pdfs/2014%20Illinois%20%20Conference.pdf 5/17 Bellevue, WA Mini Conference: Families in Recovery Ken & Mary R Keynote Speakers 8:30 Am - 5: PM http://www.codawa.org/events/SIR%202014%20reg%20form%20v1.pdf 5/31 Calgary, AB Canada Spring into Serenity 10:00 Am - 11:00 PM http://www.coda.org/event-pdfs/2014%20Spring%20into%20Serenity.pdf July 11th - July 13th Orlando, FL International CoDA World Convention http://www.coda.org/e...

CoDA Announcements: Inmate Sponsorship Program

Sent March 31st 2014

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Hospital & Institutions Committee, hosp@coda.org CoDA is starting an inmate sponsorship program, intended for snail mail correspondence between inmate sponsees and CoDA sponsors on the outside.  The purpose of this is to convey the CoDA message, dealing with the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, to the codependent who still suffers in an institutional setting.  We currently have 21 requests for sponsors, so the need is there and we are hoping you will join u...

CoDA Announcements: 2014 Convention & Service Conference Flyer

Sent March 28th 2014

To download a flyer for the 2014 CoDA Convention & Service conference in Orlando, FL, please go here: http://www.codependents.org/Events/Orlando.pdf We would greatly appreciate it if you would share the flyer with your meetings!                      Your CoDA Events Committee                        &nbs...

CoDA Announcements: Teens / Young Adults & CoDA Meetings

Sent March 23rd 2014

This is a resending of 2 related messages that originally went out on 2/27/11 & 3/9/11. The contents of this email were gc'd by the CoDA Communications Committee in 2011. comm@coda.org 2/27/11 This message is being sent by the Communications Committee for two purposes: To affirm the concept that "All ages can attend CoDA meetngs." To invite, and encourage, input from the Fellowship (and interested members of the Community in general) in the forms of Experience, Strength and Hope (ESH), comments, opin...

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