Thank you to members leaving the Process Team

The Coordinating Body would like to thank the following members for their activity on the PT and service to the community.  For the past two years these people have been active in their own locals and when they could added to the PT discussion.   We wish them all the best in their further activities.    … Continue reading Thank you to members leaving the Process Team

Process Team, Year Two – In Progress (September) – A Short Version

Spring 2020 – Spring 2021 In May 2020, a new Coordinating Body was established to succeed the initial Steering Committee.  The idea for moving to a ‘Coordinating Body’ was to emphasize the need for  ‘platform’ to better integrate and support the work of the Process Team, and to link emerging community initiatives with the Pillars … Continue reading Process Team, Year Two – In Progress (September) – A Short Version

Process Team, Year One – A Short Version

Winter 2018 – Spring 2019 Initially, a Steering Committee was appointed by the Transition Task Force to harness the energy of the volunteers and provide ways to integrate their work in various Working Groups:  Healing Learning & Protection, Path Teachings & Practice, Community Building, Governance, Finance & Legal, Governance Models. For better and for worse, … Continue reading Process Team, Year One – A Short Version

Origins of the Process Team – A Short Version

What is the Process Team ? The Process Team is a group of volunteers that was originally gathered by the Transition Task Force at the end of 2018.  Its members are a diverse group of people from the international sangha, from all dharmic streams held by the community, and from many backgrounds, including  people from … Continue reading Origins of the Process Team – A Short Version

Legal Structure of Shambhala

The Transition Task force put the following information on the legal structure of Shambhala together. —————————————————————————————————————————– What we usually call “Shambhala” or “Shambhala International” is, legally speaking, several related nonprofit or not-for-profit organizations (or corporate entities). NONPROFIT ENTITIES As not-for-profit or nonprofit entities, there are some general restrictions. When they were formed, we had to … Continue reading Legal Structure of Shambhala

Process Team Update – September 03, 2020

The Coordinating Body intends to have frequent short communications from the Coordinating Body of what the Process team is working on. This communication is about the Code of Conduct. Recently the Shambhala Code of Conduct policies were released. The new Shambhala Code of Conduct has two main parts: Part I – The Policies; and Part … Continue reading Process Team Update – September 03, 2020

Sense of Shambhala Survey: The Results are Here!

The 2020 Sense of Shambhala Survey was organized by an independent working group of the Shambhala Process Team.  The goal of the survey was to describe where we are right now as a Shambhala community.  The survey was not intended as an opinion poll or as an exercise in identifying the consensus way forward for … Continue reading Sense of Shambhala Survey: The Results are Here!

The next year – Introducing the Coordinating Body of the Process Team

What is the Coordinating Body of the Process Team?    The Coordinating Body (CB) are 7 people chosen from the current membership of the Process Team (PT) to facilitate communication among the various working groups and the community at large.  CB members do not represent specific working groups but are all in at least one. … Continue reading The next year – Introducing the Coordinating Body of the Process Team