Ways and Means Committee

Select a CPA to perform an annual audit. Review Treasurer’s accounting procedures and make recommendations for needed changes. Ensures that all Federal and State documents and filed in a timely manner. Examines financial records at each Assembly and present a report of such review. Ensures that annual IRS report is satisfactorily completed in a timely manner. Prepares proposed annual budget which shall be presented at November Assembly. Reviews financial issues presented to the Ways and Means Committee and make appropriate recommendations to Assembly. Informs Intergroups about availability of financial literature. Stresses the importance of the Seventh Tradition, and the need to contribute financially to all levels of OA Service Bodies. Submits articles to SOAR 8 Newsletter relative to good financial policies and record-keeping. Solicits ideas for ways to improve the financial status of Region 8 and WSO. The Ways and Means committee has 2 sub-committees: Accountability and Fund-Raising.