A Group Representative, either GR (general representative) or an AR (alternate representative), attends the Intergroup meeting as an Elected Officer of their group. They can bring ideas to and from the Intergroup meetings for their Home meetings use. The GR also gets to vote on group conscience issues and on intergroup matters. A Group Representative is expected to bring intergroup news and FWS news back to their Home meeting for dissemination. Group Representatives are also able to be elected to Intergroup Service positions and/or be elected to attend the Annual Business Meeting (ABM) as a Delegate.
This is a service position that requires a commitment and responsibility to attend the Intergroup meetings. It is recommended that 6 months sobriety and 6 months in program be the minimum requirements for a Group Representative.