CoDA Announcements Archives


[list_settings.list_name] Website Change

April 18th 2010 PDT

There have been major changes to the front page of the site to make it more friendly for newcomers. Those who wish to view the old home page with all of it's previous functionality can either go directly to or go to & on the left menu click on "Advance Users". If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to the specific content of this email), please email ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] Open Vs. Closed Meetings

April 12th 2010 PDT

There has been some questions recently about the concept of Open Vs Closed CoDA meetings. Thought this would be a good time to share this excerpt from the 2009 CoDA Fellowship Service manual: “Open” and “Closed” Meetings A CoDA meeting may be "open.” This means that anyone can attend. “Anyone” means codependents, non-codependents, students, or representatives of other organizations (including the media), etc. (It is expected, and may be specifically asked, that all such visitors agree to respect our need for ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] March 13th Board Minutes

April 11th 2010 PDT

Please see the .doc attachment below. We have scanned the attachment & found it to be virus free, but it is always advisable to also scan it yourself before opening. If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to the specific content of this email), please email ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] New Board Member

March 17th 2010 PDT

The CoDA Board is pleased to announce that Geraldine H accepted a position on the Board. Per CoDA bylaws, she will complete the remainder of Maty A's 2010 term until the next CSC. Her application for a Board position will be presented at CSC2010. The Board members thank Maty for her service and look forward to working with Geraldine. If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to the specific content of this email), please email ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] Workshop Leaders Needed For 2010 Conference

March 4th 2010 PDT

Would you like to facilitate or co-facilitate a workshop at the CoDA International Convention in Los Angeles this July? The deadline for workshop submissions has been extended until March 20th, so fill out this online questionnaire today! We have received many topics relating to Relationships and Surrendering, but we still seek topics relating to Sponsorship, Boundaries, Inner Child, Service, Healthy Meetings, and Higher Power. Of course you may submit any topic you like. Please email with any q ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] Voting Entity Delegate Responsibilities

March 4th 2010 PDT

This is an excerpt from the FSM. It comes from Section 8, which deals with Voting Entity Service. Specifically, it details the delegates' duties, which include sending the VE issues to the Board 60 days before CSC and disseminating information to the community regarding other VE Issues presented to the Board in order to get Group Conscience for voting at the CSC. From Section 08 Voting Entity Service, Voting Entity Delegate Characteristics & Activities:. A Delegate is not, politically speaking, a "senator&quo ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] Updated FSM Has Been Posted

March 3rd 2010 PDT

The Fellowship Service Manual 2009 (Pending Conference Approval 2010) is now on the CoDA World site: If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to the specific content of this email), please email ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] CoDA Toll Free Phone Number Is Live

February 21st 2010 PDT 602-277-7991, 888-444-2359 COMES ALIVE!!! ANNOUNCING All CoDA phones now have the CoDA announcement directing callers to options. This is the deployment of one of the service available to us through our phone service provider, CoDA's phone numbers are: Local Phoenix number 602-277-7991 Toll Free Number (English) 888-444-2359 Toll Free Number (not designated) 888-444-2379 Options are: Press 1 - to speak with a person to help find a meeting (call forwards to Answer1) Press 2 - to speak to ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] 2010 International Convention Workshops & The QSR Is Out

February 16th 2010 PDT

CoDa is in need of members to present workshops at the 2010 Convention in Los Angeles. The deadline to apply is March 1st, so if you’re interested please apply soon! You can email Michelle at or apply online at The entire announcement flyer can be viewed here: Also, the 2009-2010 Bridge QSR (Quarterly Service Report) is out. You will soon be able to view it here: Or you can subscribe ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name]: Upcoming Local & State CoDA Events

February 14th 2010 PDT

USA: California: Northern Cal: Spring Mini-Conference Saturday, April 24th, 2010 Santa Clara, CA Southern Cal: Quarterly Regional Meeting March 27th 10 AM to 12 noon Crystal Cathedral, in the Family Life Center, Room 223 13280 Chapman Avenue Garden Grove, CA The Valleys: TVCC CoDA Workshop Every 3rd Sunday of the month from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Encino Hospital "Encino Classroom" on the First Floor 16237 Ventura Blvd Encino, CA http://ww ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] Search For New Web Host

February 8th 2010 PDT

To the CoDA fellowship: Largely due to email delivery issues, is beginning a search for a new web host, or possibly just a new host for our email services. We are looking for suggestions from the fellowship. If you know of a high quality host that you believe may meet need CoDA's needs, we'd greatly appreciate your input! Here's some of our requirements (Please also see the attachment below for more on this): Email: No "email per hour" cap A host that doesn't frequently end up on email spam bla ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] New Spanish Language CoDA Email List

January 29th 2010 PDT

We have created a Spanish Language version of this list. Translations will be provided by Madeline of Spanish Outreach. If you would like to subscribe to the Spanish edition of this list, please go here: We are also potentially able & willing to create versions in other languages if there are trusted servants willing to do the translations. ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] Request For CoDA Content

January 24th 2010 PDT

Hi. My name is Geff R and I'm the administrator of this new email list software which was recently installed and to which you are subscribed. I am writing to you to ask for your help in improving communications throughout the CoDA World Fellowship. The CoDA Announcements list is potentially a very powerful tool to get information to the fellowship in a timely and simple manner and we are looking for content from the entire fellowship. I encourage all committees and individuals to consider using the list to disseminat ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] QSR Changes, Board Issues & TMC

January 21st 2010 PDT

QSR (Quarterly Service Report) Changes: Those who have selected QSR distribution by email will now receive your copy through the new QSR email list. That is a separate list from this. If you are not subscribed to the QSR emailings, & would like to be, please go here: The QSR has changed to actual quarters. The new schedule will be as follows: QSR due dates and publication dates are: QUARTER DUE PUBLISH Jan-Feb-Mar April 15 April 30 ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] Sunday Night CoDA phone meeting

January 20th 2010 PDT

Hello All! We are looking for a few people who would be interested in hosting our Sunday night open share telephone meeting. If you or anyone you know might be interested in helping out please contact me at 760-365-9404. We desperately need to keep these alternative meetings going and we do have approximately 8-10 people each week calling into this meeting. Please pass on to anyone you might think would be interested in helping. This has been an awesome meeting and we'd hate to see it postponed due to the lack of hos ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] How Service In CoDA Works #1

January 11th 2010 PDT

The following comments are from Leo C. ____________________________________________________________________________ The following is excerpted from the Fellowship Service Manual (FSM). This is section two. The FSM can be found on the website. It describes how you, the CoDA member has the power to participate in all CoDA's decisions. This is a section of the FSM. There are other sections that speak to different situations and issues. More will be revealed as these notification emails are put forth. One point ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] Message

December 8th 2009 PDT

Contents: 1. Thank you & mission statement 2. QSR 3. New toll free phone number 4. Spanish outreach has new email address 5. Upcoming events 6. Thank you’s 7. Translation management process information Thank you for subscribing to the CoDA announcements list. Exactly what we’ll be sending out is still a work in progress, but it will include events, announcements & items the Communications Committee believe are of interest to CoDa as a whole. Per the 2nd tradition, “For our group purpose there is but one ulti ...Continue Reading
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