Region 8's Trusted Servants

TRADITION 2:  For our group purpose there is but one ultimate authority — a loving God as He may express Himself in our group conscience. Our leaders are but trusted servants; they do not govern.

Board Officers

Chair Susan B. Huntersville, NCThe Chair is responsible for the unity and group conscience of Region 8.  Establishes, maintains, and presides over the agenda for all Board Meetings and Business Sessions.  Attends the World Service Business Conference. The Chair is the deciding vote when there is a tie.  
Vice Chair Lonna C. Deerfield Beach, FLThe Vice Chair assumes all duties of Chairman in his/her absence and coordinates all Business Assemblies by assisting Intergroups bidding for or hosting a business assembly. The Vice-Chair approves fliers/registration forms being posted on the Region 8 website's calendar.
Secretary JC D. Palm Harbor, FLThe Secretary records the minutes of all meetings; creates and distributes the assembly packet; and maintains the tape library of past business assemblies.
Treasurer Michelle D. Little Rock, ARThe Treasurer is responsible for accounts receivable; accounts payable; bank deposits and reconciliations; collecting and distributing mail; filing taxes; and reports Region 8 financial status.
WS Regional Trustee Liaison Dora P. São Paulo, BrazilAssists as needed in the organization and operation of service structures within Region 8 and acts as a liaison between the Board of Trustees and the region wide membership. Each Region Trustee serves a three-year term on the World Service Board of Trustees. Although each Region Trustee represents a specific Region, s(he) serves Overeaters Anonymous as a whole. Trustees meet four times a year to conduct OA business. The Trustee is a non-voting member of the Region 8 Board.
Parliamentarian Ellen F. Memphis, TN The Region 8 Board shall appoint or hire a parliamentarian to assist with the Business Assembly as follows:

a.) The parliamentarian shall advise as to proper parliamentary procedures
for conducting the business of the Assembly.
b.) The parliamentarian shall perform duties as agreed upon and assigned
by the Region 8 Board.
c.) The parliamentarian shall remain neutral and not have a vote.

Committee Chairs

Bylaws ChairBarbara C.Newberry, FLCHAIRS: Bylaws & E-Docs Committees
IGOR ChairAngela P.Huntsville, ALCHAIRS: IGOR Committee
PIPO ChairRobin T.Myrtle Beach, SCCHAIRS: PIPO Committee
Tech Web Chair ILinsey "Echo" G.Lexington, SCCO-CHAIRS: Tech Web Committee
Tech Web Chair IIShirley Q.Holiday, FLCO-CHAIRS: Tech Web Committee
TSW ChairNeil M.Durham, NCCHAIRS: TSW Committee
Ways & Means ChairMichael S.Coral Springs, FLCHAIRS: Ways and Means Committee