CoDA Announcements Archives

 

CoDA's History & The Email Lists

June 19th 2021 PST

The following is a slightly revised version of an email we originally sent on 2/17/16 Did you know that a large portion of CoDA's history since January 2010 is available for all to review in the email list archives?https://codependents.org/coda_email_lists.htmIt includes every email ever sent on the public CoDA Email lists.There are 7 lists with differing content: 1. General Announcements - What's new In CoDA & How do things in CoDA work?2. QSR - Our Quarterly Service Reports3. Weekly Reading - The Co-NNec ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Virtual (Internet) Meetings

June 13th 2021 PST

This is a resending of a message that first went out on 2/27/18. It's potentially even more useful today due to the current lack of in person meetings.              We're writing today to share 2 CoDA resources with you that you may not be aware of. Both are especially valuable if you live in an area with few meetings or even if you just feel like you need a meeting & there isn't one available at the moment.Most of us attend in person meetings; many of ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Virtual Face To Face 5/28/21

June 5th 2021 PST

    *Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc.** Board of Trustees Minutes * *May 28, 2021* *Attending: *Nancy O/Canada, Don B/SoCal, Barbara/NorCal, Gail S/Nevada, Yaniv S/Israel, Faith J/Canada, Joe R/Guatemala. *Absent*: Matt T/Texas. *_Old Business_* *Approve Minutes of Virtual F2F Board Meeting May 22, 2021**Motion *– Move to accept the May 22, 2021 Virtual Face to Face Board Meeting Minutes. Move – Nancy, Second – Don, Vote – Yes, Unanimous  *Board CSC 2021 Motion Revisions due May ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, June 5, 8 AM PST With Agenda

May 31st 2021 PST

      *Monthly Public CoDA Board Meeting*Further to the email below inviting you to the upcoming Public Board Meeting on Saturday, June 5, 2021, here is the DRAFT Agenda for this meeting.*CoDA Board of Trustees**Agenda * *June 5, 2021*Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:15 am PT9-10:15 am Guatemala/10 am -11:15 am CT/11 am-12:15 pm ET/12 Noon-1:15 pm AT*/*6:00-7:15 pm Israel/Join Zoom Meeting//https://zoom.us/j/96821037645//Meeting ID: 968 2103 7645//One tap mobile//+13462487799,,96821037645#// US (Ho ...Continue Reading

All 2021 CoDA Service Conference Motions Are Out

May 29th 2021 PST

       To the CoDA Fellowship,You can download all the CSC motions (including all revised motions) and the Voting Entity Issues that we've received. The motions are available in your choice of a zip file or individual motions here: https://coda.org/delegate-package-2021/If you'd like one zip file with all the motions included, it's also available here: https://www.codependents.org/2021_Motions.zip. Please right click on the link and select "save as".There may be new Voting Entity ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Virtual Face To Face 5/8/21

May 24th 2021 PST

    *Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc.** Board of Trustees Minutes * *May 8, 2021* *Attending: *Nancy O/Canada, Don B/SoCal, Barbara/NorCal, Gail S/Nevada, Matt T/Texas, Yaniv S/Israel, Faith J/Canada, Joe R/Guatemala  *Old Business* *_Board Motions for CSC 2021_* - The Board voted unanimously to submit 5 Motions to the 2021 CoDA Service Conference.  Nancy will send those to submitcsc@coda.org on behalf of the Board within the next few days. *_Board of Trustee Application an ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call 5/1/21

May 24th 2021 PST

    *Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc.** Board of Trustees Minutes * *May 1, 2021* The Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Saturday, May 1st. by videoconference.  Members in attendance included: Nancy O./Canada, Gail S./Nevada, Barbara D/NorCal, Faith J./Canada, Joe R/Guatemala, Yaniv S/Israel, Don B./SoCal.  Representing Chairs Forum: Rob O.  *CONSENT AGENDA **/Motion 1/* – To accept the attached Combined Board Q1 2021 QSR. */Motion 2 /*– Move to accept the attached ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Tradition 7 error discovered

May 18th 2021 PST

The Board is grateful to a member of our fellowship who pointed out an error in some of the printed and virtual versions of Tradition 7.Tradition 7. Every CoDA group ought to be fully self supporting, declining outside contributions.Some versions have, A CoDA group ought to be fully self supporting, declining outside contributions.Our Web Liaison made the corrections to the website. And our CoDA Literature Committee will make the corrections prior to the next printing of the affected CoDA pieces of literature.Respectful ...Continue Reading

The CoDA Service Conference Motions Are Out

May 18th 2021 PST

You can download a zip file of all the CoDA Service Conference (CSC) motions; and the Voting Entity Issues (VEI) that we've received. There may be some revised motions for the next 10 days.To download all motions in a zip file, please go to: https://www.codependents.org/2021_Motions.zip. Please right click on the link and select "save as".Or if you prefer to download each motion individually, please go here: https://coda.org/delegate-package-2021/ The motions start about 1/2 way down the page.There may be new ...Continue Reading

CoDA's 12 Traditions: Tradition #12

May 8th 2021 PST

This is the 12th in a series of excerpts from the CoDA Workbook. We are in the process of sending you 1 tradition each week for a total of 12 weeks.Previous mailings can be found here: https://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ You may want to enter traditions or tradition # in the search box.The traditions are the foundation of our program & of our yearly Service Conference.Please note that all material below this paragraph is taken directly from the CoDA Workbook & is Conference approved. While ...Continue Reading

CoDA Winter Retreat Recovery Recordings Now Available!

May 7th 2021 PST

CoDA World End of Winter Retreat 2021 Recordings Are Now Available! We're happy to announce that the Winter Retreat recordings are now available for download here:https://www.codependents.org/Events_Winter_Retreat/index.htm In Service,Your CoDA Events Committeeevents@coda.org  You can review previous emails here: https://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ If you have a friend who would like to subscribe, please have them go here: https://www.codependents.org/sub.htm If you have a general qu ...Continue Reading

CoDA's 12 Traditions: Tradition #11

May 3rd 2021 PST

This is the 11th in a series of excerpts from the CoDA Workbook. We are in the process of sending you 1 tradition each week for a total of 12 weeks.Previous mailings can be found here: https://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ You may want to enter traditions in the search box.The traditions are the foundation of our program & of our yearly Service Conference.Please note that all material below this paragraph is taken directly from the CoDA Workbook & is Conference approved. While we are sharing ...Continue Reading

Proper Use of the CoDA Logo

April 28th 2021 PST

     https://coda.org/proper-use-of-the-coda-logo/This is the CoDA Seal; it is a registered trademark. Use of this mark is only allowed under a Trademark License Agreement, which agreement may allow customization by adding the name of an Intergroup or Voting Entity to the outside perimeter of the seal and/or translation of the words within the circle other than “CoDA”. No other changes are permitted. Please contact board@coda.org.CoDA groups may use the following seals on their letterheads, news ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, May 1, 8 AM PST With Agenda

April 27th 2021 PST

      *Monthly Public CoDA Board Meeting* Further to the email below inviting you to the upcoming Public Board Meeting on Saturday, April 3, 2021, here is the DRAFT Agenda for this meeting.*CoDA Board of Trustees**Agenda * *May 1, 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 /Join Zoom Meeting//https://zoom.us/j/96821037645//Meeting ID: 968 2103 7645//One tap mobile//+13462487799,,96821037645#//&nbs ...Continue Reading

CoDA 2nd Quarter Service Reports To Be Combined With Service Conference Reports

April 26th 2021 PST

Given the timing of due dates for the second quarter’s Quarterly Service Report (July 15th) and the Annual Report for the CoDA Service Conference (June 27th), those two items will be merged together, to be forwarded to submitcsc@coda.org by June 27th. This year, the Annual Report will replace the Q2 Quarterly Service Report for the 2021 Virtual CoDA Service Conference, as decided at the April 3, 2021 Board Meeting.In Service,CoDA Board of Trusteesboard@coda.org           ...Continue Reading

CoDA's 12 Traditions: Tradition #10

April 24th 2021 PST

 The CoDA Board would like to share the Twelve Traditions with the CoDA Fellowship. This is the 10th in a series of excerpts from the CoDA Workbook. We are in the process of sending you 1 tradition each week for a total of 12 weeks.Previous mailings can be found here: https://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ You may want to enter traditions in the search box.The traditions are the foundation of our program & of our yearly Service Conference.Please note that all material below this par ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call 4/3/21

April 21st 2021 PST

    *Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc.** Board of Trustees Minutes * *April 3, 2021* The Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Saturday, April 3rd. by videoconference.  Members in attendance included: Nancy O./Canada, Gail S./Nevada, Barbara D/NorCal, Faith J./Canada, Joe R/Guatemala, Matt T./Texas, Yaniv S/Israel, Don B./SoCal.  Representing Chairs Forum: Jay G/Outreach Committee*CONSENT AGENDA **/Motion 1/* – To adopt the Events plan for CSC/ICC for 2021:We will not hold ICC th ...Continue Reading

CoDA's 12 Traditions: Tradition #9

April 17th 2021 PST

 The CoDA Board would like to share the Twelve Traditions with the CoDA Fellowship. This is the 9th in a series of excerpts from the CoDA Workbook. We are in the process of sending you 1 tradition each week for a total of 12 weeks.Previous mailings can be found here: https://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ You may want to enter traditions in the search box.The traditions are the foundation of our program & of our yearly Service Conference.Please note that all material below this para ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Our New Management Company!

April 13th 2021 PST

 The CoDA Board is pleased to announce to the Fellowship that we have successfully hired and transitioned to a new management company “Meetings & Concierges Source, LLC" (MCS). This was necessary as a result of the unexpected passing of the owner and CEO of our previous management company, "SOS Associate Management Solutions". We were also fortunate to contract with our previous Bookkeeper as an independent contractor who has seamlessly continued to maintain our financial records.We are very plea ...Continue Reading

2021 CoDA Internet Service Conference Dates

April 12th 2021 PST

The 2021 CoDA Service Conference (CSC) will take place from Tuesday, July 27 through Friday July 30. Times to be announced at a future date.As in 2020, CSC will be virtual (Internet) only, which means any member can attend at no charge!Hopefully the virtual nature of the conference will allow many more non USA delegates to attend. Because of the many time zones involved the Board and the Events Committee feel that shorter days would be of the most benefit to folks in different time zones.Please note: All delegates still ...Continue Reading

CoDA's 12 Traditions: Tradition #8

April 10th 2021 PST

The CoDA Board would like to share the Twelve Traditions with the CoDA Fellowship. This is the 8th in a series of excerpts from the CoDA Workbook. We are in the process of sending you 1 tradition each week for a total of 12 weeks.Previous mailings can be found here: https://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ You may want to enter traditions in the search box.The traditions are the foundation of our program & of our yearly Service Conference.Please note that all material below this paragraph ...Continue Reading

CoDA's 12 Traditions: Tradition #7

April 4th 2021 PST

The CoDA Board would like to share the Twelve Traditions with the CoDA Fellowship. This is the 7th in a series of excerpts from the CoDA Workbook. We are in the process of sending you 1 tradition each week for a total of 12 weeks.Previous mailings can be found here: https://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ You may want to enter traditions in the search box.The traditions are the foundation of our program & of our yearly Service Conference.Please note that all material below this paragraph ...Continue Reading

CoDA Literature Committee Seeks Volunteers

April 2nd 2021 PST

The CoDA Literature Committee writes new pieces of literature for the Fellowship, including books, booklets, and pamphlets. Edits existing pieces, as needed, prior to re-printing. Requires good writing and editing skills, a minimum of two years working the CoDA program, and a working knowledge of Steps and Traditions. We welcome new members who love literature.Please contact literature@coda.org  You can review previous emails here: http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ If you have a friend w ...Continue Reading

2021: CoDA's Year Of Service

April 1st 2021 PST

                 2021: CoDA's Year Of ServiceAt The 2020 Service Conference, A Motion was passed to declare 2021 the "Year Of Service".Did you know that most CoDA members are welcome in joining a committee at the world level? * It's a great way to give back and for you to make a difference!Some have personally found doing service to be a great way to learn to set boundaries and say no when we need or want to. Especially early on, some need t ...Continue Reading

CoDA Email And Phone Teams Need Volunteers

March 30th 2021 PST

Help Wanted!The Communication Committee is looking for volunteers willing to answer emails and return calls.Our Email team (CET) is needing 3 people to answer emails Friday, Saturday and Sunday (1 person for each day). The emails average 10 per day.Our C-Phone team is in need of one volunteer to return phone messages left on the CoDA phone line on Saturday. Messages average 3 a day.It is suggested that volunteers have at least one to two years in CoDA, working on the Steps and Traditions. If interested, or if you have q ...Continue Reading
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