CoDA Board Minutes 5/7/22

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Subject: CoDA Board Minutes 5/7/22
Date: June 14th 2022


CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees

May 7th, 2022

Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:30 am Pacific Time

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 and order of round robin – Barbara, Faith, Joe, Katherine, Yaniv, Terry D. (Hospitals & Institutions (H&I) Chair  - Chairs Forum representative), Gail

Absent: Florence





MOTION TO APPROVE: 04-02-2022 Public Board Meeting Minutes

Moved by Joe, Second by Gail: Unanimous email approval

04-02-2022 Public Board Meeting Minutes..docx

Other motions via email:

Motion #1: None

Motion #2: None


Treasurer’s report/Financials      

JP Morgan Chase Checking$68,021.00
JP Morgan Chase Savings$420,446.91
National Bank of Arizona$100,716.38
Total Assets$589,184.29

Note: from Barbara: “Money from the blue” - $1000 from an attorney’s trust account, representing a retainer not used.

MOTION TO APPROVE: Above Consent Agenda.

Moved: Barbara   Second: Yaniv  Vote: Unanimous



  • update - issues being worked on:
  • Meeting Search Issues (Time Zone Strategy & F2F/Hybrid meetings):
  • Member Resources page:
  • Site map for website:


  • Questions from last month's public Board meeting:
    1) Would the Chairs Forum allow for observers: No
    2) Moved to Executive Session: Would the Board Strategic Planning meeting allow for observers?
    Note: Decision regarding Executive Session: No


  • For the record: Email was sent out to the Fellowship requesting qualified applicants for a professional editor to assist our Literature Committee with new literature.
  • MOTION to suggest that CoRe reduce the price of the pocket books (English and Spanish) to $5 each.
    Motion: Barbara   Second: Faith
    Vote: Approved unanimous



MOTION that CoDA pay for the purchase and shipping to Spanish speaking groups of the Spanish pocket books, up to 5000 total copies, then the Board to reassess.
Motion: Barbara; Second: Gail,
Vote: Unanimous approved


Next Public Board Meeting – June 4th, 2022 (1st Sat of month)

(Events Committee to represent Chairs Forum for this meeting)

Next Workgroup Meeting: May 22, 2022 (typically 3rd Sunday of  month)

Strategic planning meeting: May 29, 2022 (typically 2nd Sunday of month)

Barbara D.  to attend the next Chairs Forum meeting instead of Gail S. on May 12th 4 - 5:30 pm PT


Move to Executive Session:


2019-2022 minutes:

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