General Service Areas

The United States and Canada are divided into General Service Conference Areas.

Each area sends a delegate to New York to participate in the annual General Service Conference. At the conference, delegates from across the US and Canada vote on matters pertaining to AA as a whole.

Area 53 is the General Service Conference Area representing central and southeastern Ohio. Area 53 is divided into districts.

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Other Ohio Areas

There are three other areas in Ohio: