OCISAA Meeting minutes……

Meeting date: April 13th, 2022

Location: Internet Zoom Meeting, Zoom ID: 4128 656 862 Password: 423196

Website: https://ocisaa.org/

Facilitated by Langston, Trusted Servant/Chairperson

A copy of these minutes is posted to the OCISAA website under “Newsletter”

1. Opening

a. Start time: 19:06

b. Serenity Prayer: Langston

c. Tradition Number 4: Each group should be autonomous except in matters affecting other groups or SAA as a whole.

d. Open discussion on the Tradition of the month

e. Introductions

2. Announcements

a. New Announcements

i. Bay Area SAA & COSA Quarterly Speakers Meeting — Sat, May 7th at 5:30pm

1. Speakers are Sara P (COSA) from Tucson AZ and John R (SAA) from Palm Desert CA

2. This is an open meeting; all adults are welcome. Speakers will be followed by group sharing. Please pass along this info to your meetings and spend time in fellowship with SAA & COSA at this special event!

3. Join Zoom Meeting a. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83729345573?pwd=ZkZCMVhoOU1HT1BNRnQ4N05zbFVTZz09

b. Call in: 669-900-9128

i. Meeting ID: 837 2934 5573

ii. Passcode: 121212 4. For more info, contact Michael N at MPN121@gmail.com

5. Websites a. http://saa-recovery.org b. http://cosa-recovery.org

ii. The 34th Annual International SAA Convention will be hosted in Atlanta from Friday evening, May 27th, through Monday noon, May 30th, 2022. For more details, see the flyer attached to the email this month or go to http://saa-convention.org/ USER ID: steps PASSWORD: courage

iii. Announcing the ISO Delegate Conference, October 7th and 8th, 2022

1. Each area assembly of SAA registered with the ISO should elect a delegate to be its voting member of the Conference.

2. Area assemblies should meet soon to get organized and in July/August be able to discuss Conference business motions and elect a delegate to carry the voice of the groups in your area to the Conference.

3. There are plans to have a Zoom component, but attending by Zoom may not offer the same experience as a fully virtual conference. More information to come on this.

4. Business motions to be considered at the Conference must be submitted to the ISO office by June 30th to be eligible for consideration at the Conference.

iv. For this year 2022, the Serenity on the Sound Retreat we will once again be online. The dates for this year’s retreat are October 14-16. Details and times are forthcoming. For more information, please contact info@soundretreat.org or 425-272-5740

b. Ongoing Announcements

i. The Saturday and Sunday 3pm PST in-person meetings that used to be held at Kaiser in Orange, CA voted to remain on Zoom permanently.

ii. Gentle reminder: If anyone has any meeting updates, please text Ron at 949-297-6810

iii. In-person meetings! See the OCISAA Website for more meeting details

1. The Buena Park meeting on Tuesdays at 7pm

2. The Costa Mesa M-F noon meeting

3. Costa Mesa Monday 7:30pm

4. Monday and Tuesday at 7am and Friday noon in Orange

5. Monday and Friday meeting at 7am. This meeting can use support in getting set up. If anyone is able to support please reach out to Ben C.

iv. The OCISAA has a Zoom account now! Any meetings looking for Zoom links to host meetings can now get one from OCISAA!

v. If anyone knows a woman who is willing to start a meeting, please email OCISAA. We’ve been getting requests for women-only meetings, so we need to start one!

vi. Resources for Women

1. The SAA Women’s Intergroup meets on the 4th Saturday of each month at 9 am Central Time. a. Email: SAAwomensig@gmail.com or saaforwomen@gmail.com b. Website: https://saaforwomen.org/

2. There are a lot of women only meetings at the Telemeeting Intergroup Website of SAA http://saatalk.info/us/meetings Filter on the “Attendance” field for “Women”. There are phone and Zoom meetings available.

vii. Both new sponsors and sponsors with years of experience are encouraged to share their experience, strength, and hope in the “Sponsors Helping Sponsors” meeting every Thursday at 11 a.m. EST for 1 hour. Zoom Meeting ID: 419 880 404 Passcode: 123456 Contact Deb from WV (267) 332-4698, 1sunflowerlovesrain@gmail.com for more info.

viii. Latest edition of the SAA’s Outer Circle is available. Lots of good articles, tips, and information! https://saa-recovery.org/news-events/saa-newsletter/

3. Reports

a. In-Reach

i. Reserved for future use.

b. Outreach

i. Google Ad Word Campaign results for the previous Month: Ron R

ii. Report

1. Views – 600 – total number of people that viewed our website

2. Visitors – 298 – (new visitors to our website)

3. Most visited pages

a. Meetings 308

b. Welcome 189

4. We don’t have the Google accounts set up yet, so the following metrics will not be reported yet. We are awaiting enough funding to pay for a year’s worth

a. Google Ad Impressions – 0

b. Most searched terms – 0

c. Click Through – 241

d. Cost per click – 0

e. Cost – 0

c. Treasury

i. Beginning balance of $1,896.09

1. Expenses

a. One Zoom payment $14.99

Meeting date: March 9th, 2022

Website: https://ocisaa.org/

Facilitated by Langston, Trusted Servant/Chairperson

1. Opening

a. Start time: 19:06

b. Serenity Prayer: Langston

c. Tradition Number 3: The only requirement for SAA membership is a desire to stop addictive sexual behavior.

d. Open discussion on the Tradition of the month

e. Introductions

2. Announcements

a. New Announcements

i. The 34th Annual International SAA Convention will be hosted in Atlanta from Friday evening, May 27th, through Monday noon, May 30th, 2022. For more details, see the flyer attached to the email this month or go to http://saa-convention.org/ USER ID: steps PASSWORD: courage

ii. For this year 2022, the Serenity on the Sound Retreat we will once again be online. The dates for this year’s retreat are October 14-16. Details and times are forthcoming. For more information, please contact info@soundretreat.org or 425-272-5740

iii. The Saturday 3pm meeting voted to remain on Zoom permanently. This is the meeting that used to meet at Kaiser in Orange.

b. Ongoing Announcements

i. Gentle reminder: If anyone has any meeting updates, please text Ron at 949-297-6810

ii. If anyone knows a woman who is willing to start a meeting, please email OCISAA. We’ve been getting requests for women-only meetings, so we need to start one!

iii. In-person meetings! See the OCISAA Website for more meeting details

1. The Buena Park meeting on Tuesdays at 7pm

2. The Costa Mesa M-F noon meeting

3. Costa Mesa Monday 7:30pm

4. Monday and Tuesday at 7am and Friday noon in Orange

5. Monday and Friday meeting at 7am. This meeting can use support in getting set up. If anyone is able to support please reach out to Ben C.

iv. The OCISAA has a Zoom account now! Any meetings looking for Zoom links to host meetings can now get one from OCISAA!

v. Resources for Women

1. The SAA Women’s Intergroup meets on the 4th Saturday of each month at 9 am Central Time. a. Email: SAAwomensig@gmail.com or saaforwomen@gmail.com b. Website: https://saaforwomen.org/

2. There are a lot of women only meetings at the Telemeeting Intergroup Website of SAA http://saatalk.info/us/meetings Filter on the “Attendance” field for “Women”. There are phone and Zoom meetings available.

vi. Both new sponsors and sponsors with years of experience are encouraged to share their experience, strength, and hope in the “Sponsors Helping Sponsors” meeting every Thursday at 11 a.m. EST for 1 hour. Zoom Meeting ID: 419 880 404 Passcode: 123456

Contact Deb from WV (267) 332-4698, 1sunflowerlovesrain@gmail.com for more info.

vii. Latest edition of the SAA’s Outer Circle is available. Lots of good articles, tips, and information! https://saa-recovery.org/news-events/saa-newsletter/

3. Reports

a. In-Reach

i. Reserved for future use.

b. Outreach

i. Google Ad Word Campaign results for the previous Month: Ron R

ii. Report

1. Views – 512 – total number of people that viewed our website

2. Visitors – 264 – (new visitors to our website)

3. We don’t have the Google accounts set up yet, so the following metrics will not be reported yet. We are awaiting enough funding to pay for a year’s worth

4. Google Ad Impressions – 0

5. Most searched terms – 0

6. Click Through – 241

7. Cost per click – 0

8. Cost – 0

c. Treasury

i. Beginning balance of 1,336.08

1. Expenses

a. One Zoom payment $14.99

2. Deposits

a. $500 donation from the Monday night meeting

b. $75 donation from the Tuesday night meeting

ii. Ending balance of $1,896.09

iii. To send donations to our Intergroup by check:

1. Make the check payable to OCISAA

2. Mail them to:

OCISAA

P.O BOX 12424

Costa Mesa Ca 92627-8282

3. Send a heads-up to Jon C (our Treasurer) at (714) 654-5598

d. Website

i. No report of note this month. If you need any changes to the Website please contact Ron.

e. Information Emails and Phone Line

i. No report of note this month

4. Old Business

a. No old business from last month.

5. New Business

a. We will discuss restarting the Google Ad Words campaign

January 2022 OCISAA MINUTES 

Meeting date: January 12th, 2022 

Location:  Internet Zoom Meeting, Zoom ID: 4128 656 862 Password: 423196 

Facilitated by Langston, Trusted Servant/Chairperson (Standing) 

A copy of these minutes are posted to the OCISAA website under “Newsletter” 

  1. Opening 
  1. Start time: 19:02 
  1. Serenity Prayer: Jon C 
  1. Tradition Number 1: Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery depends upon SAA unity. 
  1. Open discussion on the Tradition of the month 
  1. Introductions 
  1. Announcements 
  1. CELEBRATION OF RECOVERY–Remembering Phil 
  1. The Corona Del Mar Wednesday 7:30 meeting planned a remembrance to remember Phil G. this coming Sunday. Details below: 
  1. St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church  
  1. 3233 Pacific View Drive, Corona Del Mar  
  1. January 16, 2022  
  1. 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM  
  1. Gentle reminder: If anyone has any meeting updates, please text Ron at 949-297-6810 
  1. If anyone knows a woman who is willing to start a meeting, please email OCISAA. We’ve been getting requests for women-only meetings, so we need to start one! 
  1. In-person meetings! See the OCISAA Website for more meeting details 
  1. The Buena Park meeting on Tuesdays at 7pm 
  1. The Costa Mesa M-F noon meeting 
  1. Costa Mesa Monday 7:30pm  
  1. Monday and Tuesday at 7am and Friday noon in Orange 
  1. Monday and Friday meeting at 7am. This meeting can use support in getting set up. If anyone is able to support please reach out to Ben C. 
  1. There is a noon meeting every day on Zoom that needs members in case anyone is interested. Please see the OCISAA website for more details 
  1. The OCISAA has a Zoom account now! Any meetings looking for Zoom links to host meetings can now get one from OCISAA! 
  1. Resources for Women 
  1. The SAA Women’s Intergroup meets on the 4th Saturday of each month at 9 am Central Time. 
  1. Email: SAAwomensig@gmail.com or saaforwomen@gmail.com  
  1. Website: https://saaforwomen.org/  
  1. There are a lot of women only meetings at the Telemeeting Intergroup Website of SAA http://saatalk.info/us/meetings Filter on the “Attendance” field for “Women”. There are phone and Zoom meetings available. 
  1. Both new sponsors and sponsors with years of experience are encouraged to share their experience, strength, and hope in the “Sponsors Helping Sponsors” meeting every Thursday at 11 a.m. EST for 1 hour. Zoom Meeting ID: 419 880 404 Passcode: 123456 

Contact Deb from WV (267) 332-4698, 1sunflowerlovesrain@gmail.com for more info. 

  1. Latest edition of the SAA’s Outer Circle is available. Lots of good articles, tips, and information!  https://saa-recovery.org/news-events/saa-newsletter/ 
  1. Reports 
  1. In-Reach 
  1. Reserved for future use. 
  1. Outreach 
  1. Google Ad Word Campaign results for the previous Month: Ron R 
  1. Report  
  1. Views – 635 – total number of people that viewed our website 
  1. Visitors – 321 – (new visitors to our website) 
  1. Most looked at pages were “Meetings”, “Welcome”, “Home”, and “Am I a Sex Addict?” 
  1. We don’t have the Google accounts set up yet, so the following metrics will not be reported yet. We are awaiting enough funding to pay for a year’s worth  
  1. Google Ad Impressions – 0 
  1. Most searched terms – 0 
  1. Click Through – 0 
  1. Cost per click – 0 
  1. Cost – 0 
  1. Treasury 
  1. Beginning balance of $1,072.06. One Zoom payment $14.99. One $50 deposit. Ending balance of $1,107.07. 
  1. To send donations to our Intergroup by check: 
  1. Make the check payable to OCISAA 
  1. Mail them to: 

OCISAA 

P.O BOX 12424 

Costa Mesa Ca 92627-8282 

  1. Send a heads-up to Jon C (our Treasurer) at (714) 654-5598 
  1. Website 
  1. No report of note this month. If you need any changes to the Website please contact Ron. 
  1. Information Emails and Phone Line 
  1. We had a few people calling in for meeting information, and were directed to the OCISAA website. 
  1. Old Business 
  1. A motion was made to post the OCISAA minutes every month in the interest of transparency (in addition to emailing the minutes every month). The motion was passed unanimously. 
  1. New Business 
  1. A motion was made to combine Chair and Secretary positions. The motion was passed unanimously.  
  1. Elections were held and the following positions were filled: Langston is Chair/Secretary, Jon is Treasurer, Ron is Digital Communications Coordinator. 
  1. Open sharing 
  1. Closed with the Serenity Prayer 
  1. Adjourn: 19:30 
  1. The next meeting is February 9th, 2021 at 7pm PST