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EBDAC, European Board of Drug and Alcohol Concerns

The United Methodist Church (UMC) European Board of Drug and Alcohol Concerns is a board under the umbrella of The United Methodist Church. The members of the Board are appointed by the bishops in Europe and elected by the European central conferences. The Board is in close connection with the Special Program on Substance  Abuse and Related Violence (SPSARV) and the General Board of Global Ministries (GBGM) of The United Methodist Church. The Board reports to the executive committees of the three central conferences of The UMC in Europe and to SPSARV.

The Board has the following responsibilities: Development of new and existing programs, information about drug and alcohol issues, fundraising, leadership training, and inspiration.

The Board has 10 members—two members from each Episcopal area in Europe and two one representatives from SPSARV. The two representatives of SPSARV have no vote at the board meetings.