January 2024 Business Meeting Minute

TAC Business Meeting

01/20/2024

Attendees: Jared, Travis, Carissa, Kimmie, Michelle, Natalie, Hannah, Dayna S. , Dave, Christine, Kathy, Drew, Brian, Melanie, William, Steve, Todd, Sam, Tom, David, Ben, James, Coop, Jason, Dan, Spencer

Opened the meeting with a moment of meditative silence followed by the Serenity prayer.

Traditions read by – Kimmie

Introductions – Lots of new people! WELCOME!!!

Minutes from the last meeting – not read

Motion to accept minutes as presented- Tom motioned to accept the minutes as written.

Motion Seconded – by Coop

Motion carries

TAC Chair Report – Travis

Treasurer’s Report – Christine

  1. See below

Motion to accept- Michelle to approve December

Seconded – Tom

Motion carries

Motion to accept- Kimmie to approve January

Seconded- Jared

Motion Carries

Literature Report – Alison

  1. Michelle will email brief report- position is available

Corrections/Jails Report – Michelle B Chair, Melanie Co-Chair

MONTHLY CORRECTIONS REPORT 1/20/24

  1. As always, we need more volunteers. Please send any interested people to tvtac.com and have them
  2. complete the corrections form so we can contact them please!
  3. 2024 CORRECTIONS PLANNING: Taking place after the TAC meeting (Michelle, Melanie, Spencer)
  4. – Discussing Juvenile Facilities and other
  5. – Discuss group way of working the steps at correction facilities
  6. – Guest speakers for corrections
  7. – How to get more volunteers
  8. PRISON MEETINGS
  9. – Robert gone until March
  10. – MEN: CAPP (Mountain View) Saturday 9 a.m.- Robert weekly meeting + 1 volunteer
  11. – MEN: ISCI Thursday- Robert, Sunday- Roland (gave 1 case daily reflections to The Yard)
  12. – WOMEN: PRC 1 st & 3 rd Monday 6:30 p.m. – 6 volunteers (1 green, 5 in works, 2 pending)
  13. – New Potentials: North Dorm (higher security) with PRC group
  14. – Working on getting “fast tracked” to green
  15. ADA COUNTY JAIL MEETINGS: OPEN 11/20
  16. – Trainings have been irregular- next one is May tentatively
  17. – We are going to try to meet with them to see if can get on quarterly system again or ride off IDOC
  18. – Volunteer Coordinator position open- if interested, we can send information
  19. – Women’s meetings: Every Wednesday and Thursday 8:30pm
  20. – Men’s meetings: Every Wednesday 8:30
  21. MURPHY JAIL IN OWYHEE COUNTY-
  22. – Women’s Meeting (Melanie): Monday weekly- going really well, inmates would like to start the steps.
  23. – Jail requested additional meetings, starting with Men’s meeting
  24. – Option to be Zoom meeting
  25. – Asked if we know anyone who could bring in anger management and other types of meetings
  26. – Not as stringent as Ada/IDOC- did not require training but did do a personal interview with the Chief and
  27. background check.
  28. CANYON COUNTY JAIL-
  29. – Still not allowing AA meetings in due to short staff but have cases of big books and 12&12 onsite.
  30. – Mentioned in previous meeting- parents asking for books. They are available at the jail.
  31. PRE-RELEASE/WORK RELEASE-
  32. – Working with past volunteers to get things going here.
  33. – Currently- 1 male volunteer who takes people to a meeting. 1 female in the works.
  34. TRAININGS (David updating on TVTAC- these were recently announced)
  35. – IDOC Training: No more sign up- just get there early as they shut doors when at capacity
  36. o No Jan 20 th – changed to Jan 27
  37. o Jan 27 (Sat) 5-9pm IDOC CO (1301 N Orchard St Boise
  38. o April 18 (Thurs) 5-9pm IDOC CO (1301 N Orchard St Boise
  39. o June 14 (Fri) 5-9pm IDOC CO (1301 N Orchard St Boise
  40. o Aug 28 (Wed) 5-9pm NAMPA: TBD Location
  41. o Oct 8 (Tues) 5-9pm IDOC CO (1301 N Orchard St Boise
  42. o Dec 6 (Fri) 5-9pm IDOC CO (1301 N Orchard St Boise
  43. – Ada County trainings: Mid May

Hospital/Treatment Report – Hannah

Bridge the Gap Report – Kathy, Brian

  1. Motion to set up a phone that’s transferable from person to person- David

Second- Drew

Discussion ensued. Clarification of the motion and what was voted on.

New motion- motion to table this phone discussion until next month when we have more information- Melanie

Second- Tom

Approved

  1. Kathy and Brian will work together to gather info and options for the phone line/ service to present at the next meeting. The phone # needs to ported.

Intergroup Report – Kimmie

  1. No Report

Accessibilities Report – Jared

  1. Gathering resources and materials- working on making connections

Event Coordinator- Position OPEN

  1. No report

Make a motion to reserve pavilion at Veterans’ Park for upcoming picnic June 1st– Kimmie

Second- Christine

Mations carries

Jared will make the reservation.

Webmaster Report – David

CPC/PI Report – Collette

  1. No Report

Grapevine Rep – OPEN Position

  1. No report

Workshops

  1. Nothing at this time

Old Business

  1. 2024 Business card idea- discussion ensued.

Motion to table until next month. Motion passed

  1. Volunteer interest form- paper/ online-
  2. Motion to table until next month- passed

New Business

  1. 4th quarter book order done
  2. Bridging The Gap phone discussed
  3. Treatment center volunteers while in drug court- there are volunteers going in that are in drug court. As long as they are sober and working with a sponsor it’s ok.
  4. David renewed our domain with Michelles credit card- reimbursement approved for $36.99.

Motion to adjourn- Tom

Second – Kimmie

Meeting adjourned at 11:37

NEXT MEETING 2-17-24 at 10 a.m. It will be a hybrid meeting with in person attendance at the Alano Club (3820 Cassia Street, Boise) and Zoom attendance options.

Zoom Meeting ID 836 4495 5858