Announcements for Meetings

Here are recent and ongoing announcements for members—especially General or Intergroup Service Representatives (GSRs & ISRs)—to make during D.A. meetings.

Recent Announcements:

  • Consider submitting a bid for your city to host the World Service Conference in 2020 and/or 2021.  [Printout]
  • The latest issue of The DA Focus service newsletter is now available! [Printout]
  • Fellowship-wide Call on Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 12:00-1:30 pm Eastern Time titled “GSB-Public Information: Media Contact Training” (Call-in: 1-605-472-5540, Access code: 617093)  [Printout]
  • Fellowship-wide Call on Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 1:00-2:00 pm Eastern Time titled “Ask the General Service Board: WSC 2018 Recap” (Call-in: 1-605-472-5540, Access code: 617093)  [Printout]
  • Fellowship-wide Call on Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 1:00-2:30 pm Eastern Time titled “Building Support: The Magic of Pressure Relief Groups (PRGs)” (Call-in: 1-605-472-5540, Access code: 617093) [Printout]
  • Fellowship-wide Call on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 5:30 pm Eastern Time titled “Hospitals, Institutions, and Prisons (HIP) Training: It’s Cool To Be HIP” (Call-in: 1-605-472-5540, Access code: 617093)
  • Fellowship-wide Call on Sunday, November 11, 2018 from 2:00 – 3:30 Eastern Time titled “What is Spiritually Sustainable Earning? — Part 2” (Call-in: 1-605-472-5540, Access code: 617093)
  • Fellowship-wide Call on Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 2:00 – 3:30 Eastern Time titled “A Spiritual Approach to Growing your Business: The Tools of BDA (Tools 7 – 12)” (Call-in: 1-605-472-5540, Access code: 617093)
  • Podcasts of Fellowship-wide calls are now available for free on the D.A. website at  [Printout]
  • The Motions and Recommendations from the 2018 World Service Conference are available online.  [Printout]
  • The 2019 World Service Conference will be in Los Angeles. Details will be posted in early 2019 at
  • Attention D.A. Intergroups: Michalene R., Debtors Anonymous Board Chair, is offering an opportunity for Intergroups to get short, direct reports from the GSB. If your Intergroup would like the Chair to attend one or two Intergroup meetings by telephone during the current conference year, contact her at email hidden; JavaScript is required. She can provide your intergroup with a Board Update, a Finance update, or just listen to the concerns of your Intergroup.

Ongoing Announcements:

  • Sign up for eNews to receive all D.A. announcements! Please let members know to subscribe at:
  • Share your story in Ways & Means—the recovery magazine of D.A.—or share an article about service in The DA Focus newsletter. Members can learn more and read past issues at:
  • If it fits in your spending plan, please increase your 7th Tradition contributions to support the Fellowship! Members can donate at:

D.A. Announcements to print and distribute

Sep 30, 2018
The DA Focus newsletter — 3rd Quarter issue

Sep 26, 2018
FCC Fellowship-wide Call Oct 28, 2018

Sep 17, 2018
Bidding Opens for 2020/2021 WSC Site

Sep 16, 2018
GSB Fellowship-wide Call — Oct 21, 2018

Sep 16, 2018
GSB-PI Fellowship-wide Call — Oct 13, 2018

Sep 16, 2018
Podcasts on the D.A. Website

Sep 16, 2018
WSC 2018 Actions and Recommendations

Sep 10, 2018:
Announcing D.A. Announcements