Board of Trustees

Duties

Trustees are the guarantors of prudent management of the World Service Office and the Canadian Service Office

Trustees have authority under law to manage the business of Al‑Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. and Al‑Anon Family Group Headquarters (Canada) Inc. 

Trustees hire the Executive Director and Director of Finance & Operations

Trustees are voting members of WSC and serve on or chair WSO Committees

Trustees serve as the guardians of Al‑Anon’s Twelve Traditions, its Twelve Concepts of Service, and the “Al‑Anon World Service Conference Charter”

Qualifications

Must be an active member of Al‑Anon and have service experience beyond the group level such as a District Representative, Area Delegate, Assembly Officer or Coordinator, or AIS Liaison to the AWSC 

Must have ten years of continuous Al‑Anon and/or Alateen membership (Alateen membership does count!) 

Must relinquish all Al‑Anon service positions beyond the group level during term of service 

Must possess an understanding of the Twelve Traditions and the Twelve Concepts of Service 

Must possess a broad view of the policies of Al‑Anon Family Groups 

Cannot be an Al‑Anon member who has ever been a member of A.A.

Delegates must wait until two (2) World Service Conferences have passed after their term ends before they can be considered for service in this capacity

Must be eligible to become an Al‑Anon Member Involved in Alateen Service (AMIAS)

Regional Trustees must reside within the Region from which they are nominated and be selected by their Area process

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Process for Regional Trustees

Process for Trustee at Large (TAL)

Regions

US NORTHWEST
Alaska
Idaho
Montana
Nebraska
North Dakota
Oregon
South Dakota
Washington
Wyoming

US NORTH CENTRAL
Illinois North
Illinois South
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Minnesota North
Minnesota South
Ohio
Wisconsin and the Upper
Peninsula of Michigan

US NORTHEAST
Connecticut
Delaware
Maine
Maryland/DC
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York North
New York South
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Vermont

US SOUTHWEST
Arizona
California North
California South
Colorado
Hawaii
Nevada
New Mexico/El Paso
Utah

US SOUTH CENTRAL
Arkansas
Kansas
Louisiana
Missouri
Oklahoma
Texas East
Texas West

US SOUTHEAST
Alabama/Northwest Florida
Florida North
Florida South
Georgia
Kentucky
Mississippi
North Carolina/Bermuda
Puerto Rico
South Carolina
Tennessee
Virginia
West Virginia

CANADA WEST
Alberta/Northwest Territories
British Columbia/Yukon
Saskatchewan

CANADA CENTRAL
Manitoba/Northwest
Ontario
Ontario North
Ontario South

CANADA EAST
Maritime Provinces
Newfoundland/Labrador
Quebec East
Quebec West