New GSRs

Service Materials for New GSRs

Welcome new GSRs! I hope all the materials you need to guide you can be found here. If you need something more, ask the alternate delegate at altdelegate(at)area17aa.org. And be sure to let me know what is missing from this page by emailing me, the webmaster at webmaster(at)area17aa.org.

  • The current AA service manual.This is a free, downloadable, pdf version of the current manual.  You will receive a hardcopy by mail, or you can buy one at the Orientation Assembly or from an Intergroup Office; however, some of you may prefer a digital copy.
  • Get Started as a GSR P67 – This short paper outlines the basic duties of a GSR.
  • GSR Handbook 67.0This is a more detailed handbook for GSRs in Area 17.
  • GSR Packet From GSO Links – Although you will receive your GSR packet in the mail from GSO, all the meterial is available online in the interim. Here’s where you find it.
  • Structure-Guidelines-67.0 – These are the structures and guidelines for our Area 17 business.

Remember the following principles, and you can’t go wrong:

  1. Principles before personalities.
  2. Don’t take yourself too seriously.
  3. Our primary purpose is to help the alcoholic who still suffers.
  4. Whether we show it or not, we DO appreciate your service.