Area Committees

Area Committees

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Archives Committee acquires and preserves AA and Area 50 history.


Correctional Facilities Committee assists individuals, groups, and districts in carrying the AA message to the alcoholic who still suffers, especially those confined in, or recently released from jails, prisons, and other correctional facilities.

Cooperation with the Professional Community (CPC)

Cooperation with Professional Community meets with any group of individuals – professionals, churches, students, healthcare professionals, senior citizens, etc – that need information about what AA is and what it is not.


The Finance Committee prepares and presents the Area Budget and oversees Area spending with authority to make non-budgeted expenditures when to do so is in the best interest of AA in the Area and/or AA as a whole. The actions of the Finance Committee are reported and reviewed at every Area Assembly. Please fill out the attached form for reimbursement of expenses and submit to Area 50 Reimbursement and Purchase Request Vouchers


Grapevine Committee assists groups in Area 50 with the distribution and introduction of the Grapevine magazine.

Public Information Committee (PIC)

Working together, members of local Public Information committees convey A.A. information to the general public, including the media.


Accessibility Committee explores, develops and offers resources to make the AA message and participation in our program available to alcoholics with special needs that limit their access to the full AA experience.


The Treatment Committee offers forum to Districts for sharing their experience in carrying the AA message into Treatment facilities and coordinates Bridging the Gap activities.


The Website Committee is to coordinate development efforts, administer and maintain the Website of the Western New York Area Assembly (Area 50) of Alcoholics Anonymous, on the World Wide Web, and facilitate the anonymous use of email.


Working together, members will help the Registrar to keep a Current Active list of all Active and Inactive Groups in these eight counties of Area 50. Please email including your number and issue to receive a quick callback.

NOTE that clicking on the word Registrar above will give access to current listing of all groups with current information as of the date found at the top of the page. Please spread the word to ask members input on their homegroup by sending the Registrar the Group Information Change Form as quickly as possible.