The Eleventh Concept of World Service, in short form, states as follows:
"The trustees should always have the best possible committees, corporate service
directors, executives, staffs, and consultants. Composition, qualification,
induction procedures, and the rights and duties will always be matters of
This concept recognizes that the trusted servants who work for the various AA
entities need to be carefully selected because they will have the most
day-to-day contact with members and others interested in AA. The Twelve Concepts
of World Service specifically mentions the nominating, budgetary, public
information, literature and general policy committees as requiring people with
very specific skills and outlooks.
Do we appreciate the services of the paid staff at the club or central service
office in our area? When is the last time we said a simple "thanks" to them? Why
not do that today?
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