Channel Islands Intergroup has elected and appointed a new board for the upcoming year, but positions are still available if you would like to be of service to your Region.
Elected Appointed
Chair Web
Vice Chair InterVoice
Business Secretary Public Outreach SB
Treasurer Public Outreach Ventura
Recording Secretary Professional Outreach SB
Professional Outreach Ventura
Retreats & Marathons

OPEN POSITIONS; Chair/Vice Chair/Public Outreach (All Counties)/ Professional Outreach (All Counties) / IGR Various meetings

Your Intergroup provides….
*Support for 19 meetings: Ventura (6), Santa Barbara (6), Goleta (4), Ojai (2), and Camarillo (1)- need support to reestablish Isla Vista and Carpinteria
*Liability insurance ($265.) – several meetings were requ8ired to provide this for meeting rooms
*Phone line ($40/month) with contacts and web information included. Spanish for a while
*InterVoice ($22/month) meeting list and announcements
*Local web site with InterVoice PDF and announcements
*OA Loop – SB/Vta email discussion of For Today and /or Voices, plus opportunty for daily check-in with fellow OAers
*Online WSO meeting registry updates
*Newcomer packets ($60 for 25) Ventura newcomer meeting
*New meeting support ($50) for Monday SB Lifeline meeting

We carry the message…
* Ads in LA times Ventura edition
* Principles workshop in February
* Free ads in Independent, Mesa Paper, Daily Sound
* Is Food a Problem fliers – libraries, doctor’s offices, etc.
* Requested library display case (not) assigned a month yet)

Goals for next service term…
* Fill all Service positions
* See more meeting reps
* Offer more workshops & retreats (working on a 1/2 day workshop for November)


Twelfth-Step-Within Day

• Twelfth-Step-Within Day ~ Celebrated on December 12 (12/12) each year to encourage OA service boards, meetings and individual members to reach out to those within the Fellowship who are still suffering from compulsive eating behaviors.


• IDEA Day ~ Nov. 20 @ 11:00 PST
International Day Experiencing Abstinence (IDEA), celebrated the third Saturday in November, encourages OA members worldwide to begin or reaffirm their abstinence from compulsive overeating.

Thanksgiving Marathon – Nov. 25th MEETINGS ALL DAY in Reseda, CA

Celebrate Gratitude for the gifts of our Program. Share our primary purpose – “To abstain from compulsive eating and to carry this message of recovery to those who still suffer.” To aid in our recovery, we offer hour-long meetings most of the day. Check back here for meeting times (we’ll update them until Thanksgiving Day!) At the OA Darby Office, 7133-B Darby Ave, Reseda, CA 91335