SWTA 68 Preamble

The Southwest Texas Area extending from Del Rio and Ozona on the West, to Wharton and Giddings on the East and from Coleman and Brownwood on the North and Brownsville on the South does and will continue to function as a Service body. Always protecting and respecting the autonomy and the privilege of dissent of any AA group in the Area.

The Area Assembly will always be mindful of the ideals expressed in the Twelve Traditions, the Twelve Concepts and the AA Service Manual, and try to be the voice and group conscience of the Area AA.

Service to the Area Districts and Area Groups is its primary purpose and every attempt will be made to encourage all area groups to participate and support the Area Assembly, the General Service Office, and the AA World Services.

It shall be the responsibility of the Area Assembly to elect an Area Delegate Service Conference, an Area Alternate Delegate, and the Required Area Assembly Officers, and to give financial support to the Area Delegate as required to perform the duties of the office