Area Convention – COACNA 28

COACNA stands for the Central Ohio Area Convention of Narcotics Anonymous. It is held once every two years. The next one will be January 3-5, 2020. It is called COACNA 28: The Point of Freedom – Finding Peace Among the Broken Pieces.

Click here for a copy of the COACNA Policy, version 8, revised October, 2017. 

Click here to be redirected to REGISTER FOR OUR CONVENTION AT our Events Calendar COACNA listing. It’s where you can register for the convention, print paper copies of the registration form, find information on the hotel, get maps, and get other details. Note that parking comes with in-and-out privileges; you only pay one flat rate per day no matter how many times you need to come and go.

Click here to register online for the Conventionhttps://coacna-central-ohio-area-of-narcotics-anonymous.weebly.com/

There are many subcommittees within the COACNA such as registration, programming, fundraising, welcoming, treasurer, secretary, hotel & hospitality, merchandising, serenity keepers, arts & graphics, etc. Please step up and be of service!

Your COACNA Committee: 

  1. Chair – Ben L – blaceytape@aol.com – (614) 580-5128
    1. Vice Chair – this position is open
  2. Treasurer – Holly B – habutson213@gmail.com
    1. Vice Treasurer – Candy C – candycarr@gmail.com
  3. Secretary – April D – daniels.april@yahoo.com
    1. COACNA Committee Meetings: Meetings are held at the Livingston Ave Branch Library, 3434 E. Livingston Ave, Columbus, OH 43227.  See calendar below. As with ALL committee and subcommittee meetings always check the calendar before going. The meeting locations may change on short notice. We will post updated info on the calendar as soon as possible once it’s received, but it’s always best to confirm meeting times and locations with members of EACH of the committees. 
  4. Welcoming – Lora A – LoraAllen@gmail.com
    1. Vice welcoming – Elizabeth E – elizabetheastman1967@gmail.com – (614) 893-1562
    2. Welcoming Committee Meeting: “to be determined”; see the Service Calendar below for details; look for COACNA Welcoming Committee, or contact the committee
  5. Fundraising – this position is open
      1. Vice fundraising – this position is open
  6. Serenity Keeper – Sami S – ssnoke1983@gmail.com
    1. Vice serenity keeper – this position is open
    2. Serenity Committee Meeting: see the link to the flier immediately below for details, or check the Service Calendar at the bottom of the page…look for “COACNA Serenity Keeper Meeting” or contact the chair.
    3. Click here for the Serenity Keeper subcommittee flier – make copies and take them to your groups! 
  7. Merchandise – Pam M – mccoypamela@ymail.com
    1. Vice merchandise – this position is open
    2. Merchandise Committee Meeting: “to be determined”; see the Service Calendar below for details; look for COACNA Merchandise Committee, or contact the committee
  8. Programming – Donna D – coacna28programming@gmail.com  – (609) 582-9328
    1. Vice programming – Liz C
    2. Programming Committee Meeting: “to be determined”; see the Service Calendar below for details; look for COACNA Programming Committee, or contact the committee
    3. Cut off for sending speaker CDs and zip files was July 1, 2019; contact Donna D. with questions
  9. Registration – Yusuf E – coacna28register@gmail.com – (484) 624-9582
    1. Vice Registration – this position is open
    2. Registration Committee Meeting: “to be determined”; see the Service Calendar below for details; look for COACNA Registration Committee, or contact the committee
  10. Hotel – this position is open
    1. Vice hotel – this position is open
  11. Arts and Graphics – DeVona A – devonaashbrook@gmx.com
    1. Vice Arts & Graphics – this position is open
    2. Registration Committee Meeting: “to be determined”; see the Service Calendar below for details; look for COACNA Arts & Graphics Committee, or contact the committee