Remote Communities Committee


To foster unity within the fellowship of Area 79 by creating an awareness of the needs of alcoholics in remote communities. This committee seeks to assist those who are unable to make it to regular face-to-face meetings on a consistent basis. Members may be faced with travel or geographic challenges or may face barriers such as language, cultural considerations and/or anything else that could separate a person who needs A.A. from our lifesaving program of recovery.


The Remote Communities Committee Chair is an appointed position on the General Service Committee. For more information about the duties and responsibilities of the Chairperson, please see the following Job Description .

To contact the Remote Communities Committee Chair please,
or Phone:  604-435-2181
or Mail to:  PO Box 42114, Vancouver BC, V5S 4R5.


The Area 79 Remote Communities Pamphlet, a pdf document available for download, provides information about the ways that A.A. members in remote communities can connect to the support of the A.A. Fellowship.

There are some A.A. meetings available by conference call . Please contact the Remote Communities Chair for information about how and when to connect to these conference call meetings.