CoDA Board Minutes 11/6/21

From: "CoDA Announcements" <>
Subject: CoDA Board Minutes 11/6/21
Date: December 3rd 2021


CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees

November 6th, 2021

Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:30 am PT/10 am -11:30 pm CT & Guatemala/

11 am-12:30 pm ET/12 Noon-1:30 pm AT/6:00-7:30 pm Israel

Acknowledging that we are all here for our personal recovery.
The mission of the CoDA Board of Trustees is to ensure the longevity and fiscal health
 of the organization, to support the Fellowship’s ongoing service work,
to promote CoDA unity and to reach the still suffering codependents.


Attendance – Barbara, Faith, Florence, Joe, Katherine, Yaniv, Dave S (SSC Chair & this month’s Chairs Forum representative), Gail


Motion #1 -  October 6, 2021: MOTION TO APPROVE: FSM Version 3

Motion #2 - Nov 3, 2021: MOTION TO APPROVE "Central Eastern Ontario Translation and Interpretation Services contract" at terms stated in the contract for the benefit of Spanish Outreach (SPO) for Chairs Forum, CoDA Teen, etc.

Treasurer’s report/Financials      

JP Morgan Chase Checking$ $213,471.86
JP Morgan Chase Savings$ 220,415.52
National Bank of Arizona$ 100,691.27
Total Assets$ 534,578.65

Accept Consent Agenda

Motion: Barbara   Second: Faith   Vote: yes, unanimous




  • update - updates by Web Liaison:
      • F2F (Face-to-Face) /Hybrid meetings-  IntersectionOnLine (web developer) is in the process of working on ideas to indicate if a meeting is hybrid.
      • Intergroup/VE (Voting Entity) updates:  With regard to correcting and updating these lists, we can combine these lists into one list so that we are not having to update and keep track of multiple lists, making changes to the way the area contacts are listed with separate links. For discussion with web developer.
      • Meeting search issues: There continues to be issues with the time zone not showing up properly. Also, the lists do not display the correct chronological time if the time zones are different. For discussion with web developer.
      • ADA: Tabled.
      • CoDA Teen Task Force:SPO (Spanish Outreach) to talk about it at the November Chairs Forum utilizing new interpretation service for their attendance
      • Calendar postings: Web liaison to create an email announcement about the Traditions and posting of events.  The web liaison is responsible for reviewing all requests for posting to the calendar.
  • Post CSC action items:
      • Tradition 11 changes:  Completed on the website. 
      • CSC approved Canada VE literature: Wait for formatting from 3rd party before posting on website.
      • Fellowship Service Manual (FSM) update: The FSM is in process to be corrected with its links and uploaded to the website.  It contains the Tradition 11 changes.



Next Public Board Meeting – December 4, 2021 at 8:00 am Pacific 

The preceding message was from The CoDA Board Of Trustees,



You can review previous emails here:

If you have a friend who would like to subscribe, please have them go here:

If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to the specific content of this email), please email

If you wish more information by phone, please call (888) 444-2359 {Toll free} or (602) 277-7991

For Spanish inquiries you may email or call (888) 444-2379 {Spanish toll free}.

  • This mailing list is a public mailing list - anyone may join or leave, at any time.
  • This mailing list is announce-only.

The purpose of this list is to share information with any & all CoDA members, especially that which may effect CoDA as a whole.

We will be sending out regular emails with CoDA events, announcements, issues & CoDA business of interest to both specific regions & to the entire CoDA fellowship.

Per the 2nd tradition, For our group purpose there is but one ultimate authority, a loving higher power as expressed to our group conscience. Our leaders are but trusted servants; they do not govern. Developing a group conscience requires an informed fellowship, & to be effective trusted servants those you've elected must know the group conscience of the fellowship.

Privacy Policy:

Per the 11th & 12th Traditions this list is private & anonymous.