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February 1988


After several months of discussion by the thirteen original groups in the Boston area, the Boston Central Service office was formally established in March of 1946. From the beginning there was a steering committee, and meetings of delegates from the groups were held on a monthly basis. One of the functions of these delegates, among others, was to appoint the executive director of the office, who, in order to be eligible, had to be able to do everything in the office.


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