HCO AREA OFFICE, 1. an HCO Area Office is attached to each Central Organization. It expedites internal and external communications and in particular communications to and from HCO WW and myself. As part of communications supervision it hat checks into existence with staff members HCO Bulletins, HCO Policy Letters and other official releases. It issues and keeps to date the organization hats. HCO Area keeps the org board. Fundamentally it is also a library of technical and administrative data consisting of books, mimeos, tapes and general know-how. (HCO PL 20 Dec 62) 2. the whole activity of an HCO Area Office is communication, collection, local book sales, technical level, administrative form, ethics, certificates and awards. To this, through HCO Continental, is added broad promotion and dissemination such as public book sales, the magazine, ads and special events. (HCO PL 20 Dec 62) 3. an HCO Area Office has in its keeping the library of Scn information for the use of the Central Org to which it is attached. It takes care of collections. It makes sure that HCO Bulletins and HCO Policy Letters are read and understood by the Central Org, and its personnel. It keeps the org board. It can security check any Scientologist or Central Org personnel. An HCO Area Office does not run the Central Org or hire or fire its personnel, but in case of emergency and in the absence of competent Central Org personnel may find it necessary to take charge temporarily. (HCO PL 31 Jan 61, Spheres of Influence) 4. that office that cares for a Central Organization in terms of preserving its form and structure, taking care of its ethics, technology and awards (certificates). It carries on my function of preserving and managing Central Organizations. It is for one Central Organization and makes sure that policies and programs are carried out, that good processing and training are given, that people who are trained get examined and certified. It administers justice. It helps care for special events such as ACCs and congresses given in its area. It sells books only through the local Central Organization. Its personnel consists of an HCO Secretary Area, an HCO Communicator Area, an HCO Steno Area who is also Secretarial Executive (or governing) Director Area, an HCO Board of Review part or full-time. It adds clerks and stenos as needful. (HCO PL 2 Jan 59) 5. an office of a duly enfranchised Central Organization manned by an actual HCO Secretary and her staff as it may exist. (HCO PL 13 Dec 58)
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