Committee on Cooperation with the Professional Community (CPC)
October 5, 2014
August 3, 2014
June 1, 2014
No committee meeting.
April 6, 2014
No written report provided.
February 2, 2014
Committee met; no report provided.
December 1, 2014
We discussed the history of thumb area services as focused on the CPS Committee. Sharon gave
Don B her CPCD workbook with all the info about what CPC does, including the AA guidelines as Don B is interested in starting a CPC committee in Owosso. We also gave members in attendance the 2013 Final Report from the 63rd Annual Meeting of the General Service Conference. Sharon asked Don B if he would be interested in being the CPC Chair for this area assembly, but said not at this time. We also passed out District 24 meeting books. Closed with the serenity prayer.
October 6, 2013
Seven in attendence. The committee talked about what CPC does and how CPC
cooperate with the professional. In attendance was district 2 and district 8. CPC chair for district 8 read a CPC report for Livingston County District #8 AA’s.
August 4, 2013
Committee met, no report.
June 2, @013
Attended by Stanley P (Dist 12), Doug R. (Dist 6), Carol W. (Dist 16), Nadine F. (Dist 24). Stanley P. explained
differences/similarities of PI vs. CPC. Genesee County AA has annual meeting with judges, parole officers ad hospital
April 7, 2013
John S. shared experience and transferred all CPC literature to committee chair. Deb G. visited GSO and gave information
to committee of CPC, PI and Corrections chairs at GSO. Ron T. shared District 24’s service compiling CPC packets for
jails in Huron and Tuscola counties with 9 specific pamphlets for newcomers to AA. District 24’s CPC committee is
conducting workshop tomorrow, April 8 in Cass City at 6pm; putting together packets for Professional Community of
Medical Doctors in area. District 24 CPC committee meets every other month at St. Lutheran Church in Cass City at 6pm
just prior to regular AA meeting on Mondays District 24 meets 2 nd Tuesday every month at St. Francis Church Hall in
Pigeon at 6pm. District 6 has 24/7 hotline for people seeking help with alcoholism meeting information. District 6 does a
CPC orientation nvery Wednesday at Lansing Central Office using videos. District 6 also has printable monthly newsletter
o www.aalansingmi.org. Please visit and submit information in your district.
February 3, 2013
Two in attendance; no report.
December 2, 2012
October 7, 2012
In attendance were 3 individuals who discussed: carrying the message to professionals; directing
members of recovery groups other than AA to the appropriate program meetings or websites; and
how to write letters to treatment facilities.
August 5, 2012
June 3, 2012
March 25, 2012
District 10 is planning a workshop for judges and probation officials, and will contact a
judge who will require attendance. Stanley P. explained that Comcast Channel 17 offers
free PSA spots. District 8 is working with Lansing Central to develop an "Orientation
Meeting" that probation officers can "strongly suggest" as the probationers' first AA
meeting. It will be a weekly meeting that will explain AA format, etc.
February 5, 2012
The CPC and Treatment Facilities Committees joined together for a meeting today. Steve
did a CPC orientation for judges and showed the CPC DVD. Stanley suggested going to
libraries for a list of corrections/courts contacts. Other key audiences to educate with
literature are medical students, human resource officers, and school counselors. Inviting
Alanon participation would provide helpful insight. CPC, PI, and TF Committees will
meet Thursday February 16 to share ideas.
October 2, 2011
There were 8 people who met, exchanged email addresses, and discussed methods of
collecting information, benefits of the meeting listings on the website, and the
connections among CMIA committees.
August 7, 2011
"Thanks to Pauline and the GSRs for letting me do my CPC presentation." There were 6 people in
attendance to exchange information between districts; distributed workbooks to 3 of them.
June 5, 2011
Discussion with five members included: methods of speaking with professionals, possibly using
referrals or sign-up sheets, and what to include in packets sent to professionals.