- Comments May 2023
- Comentarios Mayo 2023
- 73rd Agenda Topic Summaries and Background Material (Pass Protected)
- New Postal Address: CNCA06 1390 N. McDowell Blvd. Suite G-339 Petaluma, CA 94954
Click here to find the meetings of the Committees and Sharing Sessions. Many have returned to in-person and some to hybrid (in-person with a virtual component). They are also listed as Events in the Calendar to your right.
What is CNCA 06? CNCA is one of six A.A. General Service Areas in California, and geographically encompasses 21,427 square miles of coastal counties from the Oregon border in the north, down to San Luis Obispo County. [ Area Map ]
CNCA serves more than 60,000 AA members in 23 Districts.
Each district’s DCM Chairperson (DCMC) and the District Committee Members (DCMs) of our 153 sub-districts serve over 2,100 registered groups via their General Service Representatives (GSRs). The Districts and the Area communicate through liaisons with the Central Offices/Intergroups within CNCA boundaries, as well as with the autonomous Northern California Hospitals and Institutions Committee.
Standing Committees are those committees appointed by incoming Area Officers.
Sub-Committees are not appointed. The Sub-Committees are made up of their District counterparts having the same District position as the Committee title, and other interested AA members. The Sub-Committees of the Area are:
As stated in the GSR Preamble: “…As trusted servants, our job is to bring information to our groups in order that they can reach an informed group conscience, we are helping to maintain the unity and strength so vital to our fellowship. Let us therefore have the patience and tolerance to listen while others share, the courage to speak when we have something to share, and the wisdom to do what is right for our groups as a whole.”
What is AA? Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of people who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem. A.A.W.S. page “What is AA?”