Al-Anon Group Representative


A Group Representative is an Al-Anon/Alateen member who represents the group at district and Area Assembly meetings where the groups share information of importance.  The GR brings that information back to the group. 

Definition & Duties:

  • Elected for a three-year term
  • Acts as liaison between the group and the district and between the group and the Assembly
  • Attends District Meetings and Area Assemblies.
  • Familiarizes themselves with the current copy of the Al-Anon/Alateen Service Manual (P-24/27) and encourages its use among group members
  • Works through the district in helping to initiate Public Outreach (Cooperating with the Professional Community, Public Information, and Institutions) work
  • Encourages Alateen sponsorship in accordance with Area Safety and Behavioral Requirements
  • Cannot be a member of A.A. 

Serves as local representative of the Al-Anon/Alateen magazine, The Forum, by:

  • Acquainting members with its usefulness
  • Suggesting personal subscriptions and submitting group subscriptions
  • Encouraging members to write articles
  • Encourages election of an alternate GR