Do you ever wonder what all those acronyms in Al-Anon stand for or what the duties are of our "Reps"? Here is a reference list to help you out.
AIS – Al-Anon Information Services
DR – District Representative – works with the groups, voice of the district at AWSC
WSC – World Service Conference
WSO – World Service Organization
AWSC – Area World Service Conference
AAPP – Alateen Area Processing Person
KBDM - Knowledge Based Decision Making
District Representative – voice of the group in a district at AWSC – represents the Group Reps from each group. Votes at the AWSC conference along with AIS and Alateen Coordinator.
AIS Representative – Connects AWSC with District. Information pipeline to the District; Votes at AWSC on agenda items for the General Assembly.
Alateen Coorinator – Similar to District Rep, but for all Alateens in the district.