Coordinating Body Meeting Notes 2020/5/28

Shambhala Process Team – Coordinating Body


Meeting of 2020.05.28

Attendees :  Catherine Éveillard, Diane Whitcomb, Janet Bronstein, Jim Fladmark, Kristine McCutcheon, Nora Wiser, Shel Sampa Fisher

Absences :  


Facilitator : SSF Minutes : SSF Speakers List : [name]

Time Keeper : [name] Well-Being : [name] Call Host : JF


  1. Meditation
  2. Opening

2.A.  Opening Touch-In

2.B.  Assigning Meeting Roles

2.C.  Approval of Minutes of Last Meeting

2.D.  Approval of Agenda of Current Meeting

2.E.  Confirm Date of Next Meeting

2.F.  Confirm Call Connection Info for Next Meeting

2.G.  Upcoming Events (related to this WG)

  1. Proposal for Decision-Making
  2. Proposal for 1st CB Communication
  3. Proposal for Publishing Minutes
  4. Inclusiveness ST is ready to start, seeks clarification of mandate
  5. Survey Group ready to start releasing segments of their analysis of Sense of Shambhala Survey   Results, seeks guidance from CB on best ways to do this.
  6. Closing

9.A. Closing Touch-In

9.B. Dedication of Merit

9.C. Bow

Decisions Made

Decision Details Review Date
Consent-Based Decision Making Process

For now, SSF will lead CB in Consent Decision-Making Process as needed (medium and difficult decisions)

2020.06.25 or as needed
Proposal :  1st CB Communication to PT, Sangha

– This 1st, general communication is to serve as a ground and reference document for CB communications.

– CB members to add their contributions & review draft gdoc no later than 2020.05.31.

– KM to finalize & publish no later than 2020.06.07

Evaluation :

– Essential items up front :
– – What is the PT, CB, mandates ;

– – How the CB/PT wants to help the community ;

– – Thank you’s and acknowledgement of past (e.g. SC, TT)

– Must include a feedback mechanism (e.g. invitation to write to CB via PT e-mail)

– Published no later than 2020.06.07

– Published to each of following :

– – PT Web Page – as an update – this will be a sharable link

– – Shambhala Network – sangha announce?

– – IO – Process Team

– – Ulab  – Nancy and Janet

– – Board – send to their general address

Proposal :  CB will publish its regular meeting minutes to a “Transparency” page on PT website.  Minutes are defined as :

– Titles of agenda items discussed

– Decisions made

– Outward-Facing Action Items

Leads :  SSF, KM

Evaluation :

– That Minutes are published as defined above

– That Minutes are approved for publishing at the start of the next meeting.

– That Minutes are published within 7 days of being approved for publishing.


(next meeting)


Action Items

Date Due Date Lead Action Item Details
2020.05.28 2020.05.31 All Contribute to and Review CB 1st Communication Document
2020.05.28 2020.06.07 KM Publish 1st CB Communication