Minutes Business Meeting of IG 728 March 8th 2022, 6-7.30 PM CET
Brenda – Wednesday 9am meeting
Magda – Early Risers meeting Thursday 6am
Paul – Friday 10.30 am Complex PTSD Meeting
Rob – Lovingparentlunchtime group Tue Thr Fri, observer
Simon – Saturday 8pm Relationships Meeting
Susan – Friday 6pm meeting
Ulrich – chair
Zalea – Loving Parent meeting, Observer
1. Agreement on the minutes from business meeting February 9th 2022
The minutes from the last meeting on February 9th 2022 were approved.
2. Updating Website / New Website
As agreed on in the January Meeting, Ulrich sent the link of the new website in development (www.acafwt.com) to all meetings and asked for suggestions for adjustments until February 21th 2022.
Rob reworked the new website finally and will upload it in the following days so that the new website then will be found on www.acafellowworldtravelers.com. Magda is checking whether all meetings are presented on the quick meeting list.
Rob presents the new website, set up with wordpress.org, which allows new features and it will be much easier to make changes than in the old website on wordpress.com. A new features is that the scripts of the meetings can be downloaded from the website. To make use of this feature meetings are asked to send their script directly to Rob (email@example.com).
Last business meeting has agreed to include a special page on the importance of service in the website. This business meeting agrees unanimously that a text presented by Ulrich is suitable for this purpose. The text will be sent to the participants of this business meeting with the possibility to suggest changes. Afterwards the text will be put on the website.
Last business meeting has agreed to include a special page on the safety of the meetings in the website. This business meeting agrees unanimously that a text presented by Ulrich is suitable for this purpose. Links to adultchildren.org will be added. The text will be sent to all meetings with the possibility to suggest changes. Afterwards the text will be put on the website.
3. Report of the treasurer
As Tabatha is not present the report will be given in the next business meeting.
Rob has been in contact with Tabatha to help her with the paypal account.
The business meeting agrees unanimously that the Zoom-Setting shall be changed so that only the Host and the Co-Hosts are allowed to screenshare. This helps to provide more safety for the meetings. If a special fellow shall be allowed to screenshare the Host can make this fellow Co-Host.
When talking about the possibility to share documents in the chat during a Zoom meeting the business meeting comes to the conclusion that this is a helpful feature to give information to fellows attending meetings.
It is discussed that it would support the safety of the meetings if the Zoom setting is changed so that only the Host is allowed to record a meeting. Ulrich asks all meetings if this would be a problem for them. A decision shall be taken in the next bsiness meeting.
The business meeting agrees unanimously to include Anita as secretary of the Early Risers meetings in the serviceteam to help with Zoom.
5. WhatsApp „ACA FWT Info Channel“
Paul reports on the channel and the posts he has done. There were especially new meetings around the loving parent guidebook. A post shall be made to announce the new website when it is online. Ulrich sends a suggestion for a wording to Rob.
6. Slack Channel
Nothing to report.
7. Next steps / next meeting
Date of next meeting will be on April 5th, 6pm until 7.30pm CET.
Rob suggests to use in future a feature of the new website to get feedback from the meetings which time would be best for them to take part in a business meeting.
March 9th 2022