Board of Directors Application Form

Candidates must be present at the assembly to be considered for election.

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Please read the requirements as stated in the R2 Bylaws, Article IX, Section F.

To be eligible for election to the R2 Board, a person must, at the time of election:

  1. Be a member of Overeaters Anonymous for at least three (3) years.
  2. Be regularly attending OA meetings within R2.
  3. Have current abstinence from compulsive overeating of at least two years, each person being the sole judge of his or her abstinence, and taken Steps 4 and 5 of the Twelve Steps.
  4. Declare himself as practicing the Twelve Steps to the best of his ability and as committed to the Twelve Traditions of OA.
  5. Upon election, each R2 Board member shall make a commitment of adherence to the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, and continual maintenance of abstinence throughout the entire term(s) of office.
  6. Have at least two (2) years of service above the meeting level.
  7. Be serving, or have served, as an RR or Alternate to at least two (2) two Assemblies, as a member of the R2 Board, or as a member of World Service Board of Trustees.

Please read the statement and check the box if you agree.

I have read the general qualifications for R2 Board of Directors which are listed above. I have also read the duties and responsibilities for the specific positions(s) for which I am applying, as more fully listed in the Policies and Procedures Manual (p. 9-15). As a candidate for a position on the R2 Board of Directors, by checking the box below I affirm adherence to the general qualifications and my ability to perform the specific duties and responsibilities.


Please tell us more about yourself and your service in OA.

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Please read the pledge and if you are willing to commit to this service, click on the submit button to send your application.

I commit to physical, emotional and spiritual recovery, one day at a time, while serving on the Region 2 Board. As a board member I pledge to provide support and encouragement to the recovery of my fellow board members, and to talk honestly about my perceptions of relapse or denial with kindness and love.