- The ultimate responsibility and authority for Al-Anon world services
belongs to the Al-Anon groups.
- The Al-Anon Family Groups have delegated complete administrative and
operational authority to their Conference and its service arms.
- The Right of Decision makes effective leadership possible.
- Participation is the key to harmony.
- The Rights of Appeal and Petition protect minorities and assure that
they be heard.
- The Conference acknowledges the primary administrative responsibility
of the trustees.
- The trustees have legal rights while the rights of the Conference
- The Board of Trustees delegates full authority for routine management
of the Al-Anon Headquarters to its executive committees.
- Good personal leadership at all service levels is a necessity.
In the field of world service the Board of Trustees assumes the primary
- Service responsibility is balanced by carefully defined service authority
and double-headed management is avoided.
- The World Service Office is composed of standing committees, executives
and staff members.
- The spiritual foundation for Al-Anon's world services is contained
in the General Warranties of the Conference, Article 12 of the Charter.
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