Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. Worldwide meetings and other tools provide a fellowship of experience, strength and hope where members respect one another’s anonymity. OA charges no dues or fees; it is self-supporting through member contributions. OA is not affiliated with any public or private organization, political movement, ideology or religious doctrine; we take no position on outside issues. Our primary purpose is to abstain from compulsive overeating and to carry this message of recovery to those who still suffer.

Region III of Overeaters Anonymous seeks to aid those with the problem of compulsive eating through the Twelve Steps of OA, and to serve and represent the OA groups in the states of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas and Utah.


Dear Trusted R3 Servants,

During our spring assembly in Webster we will be electing a Vice Chair who will serve until the fall assembly in Albuquerque on Sep. 26. According to our Bylaws Article VII (H):

 “Upon the vacancy of a Steering Committee position, the Chairperson shall appoint an Interim Steering Committee member to serve until the next Region III Assembly, at which time an election shall be held to fill the unexpired portion of the term of the vacated position.”

Our current most excellent VC is Andrea Mac who must step down after the spring assembly. Furthermore our bylaws state that applications must be received by the chair no later than 45 days before the assembly. The relevant date is February 4th, 2015.

If you are willing to run or know someone who might be suitable please have them send an application. The qualifications for the position can be found on our Region 3 web site in the bylaws, Art VII(D)(1-4).

If you think you are not good enough to run/know enough/have enough time—call me!! I suspect you might just be good enough/know enough/have time to do an awesome job.

Please call me anytime with questions or comments or just to chat.


R3 Chair


Email Roni to get her phone number. R3Chair@oaregion3.org.


A Step Ahead, First Quarter, 2015, is now available as a free download on oa.org. Here is the link:


The issue is jam-packed with nine pages of OA news, announcements, and articles by OA trustees and members. Please let members, groups, and service boards know the new A Step Ahead is available to read and share.

Thank you,

DeDe DeMoss
Publications Manager
Overeaters Anonymous, Inc.
PO Box 44020
Rio Rancho, NM 87174-4020

 Read older articles here.


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