The Fifth Patriarch Decision No. 15 – Personnel for the Second Office of the UBCV Institute for the Dissemination of Dharma, 2011-2015 Term

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PATRIARCH’S DECISION No. 15

The UBCV Nominates Personnel For

The Second Office of The Institute for The Dissemination of Dharma

The 2011 – 2015 Term

  • Per the Constitution of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV), revised by the 9th Open Conference on November 12, 2011;
  • Per the UBCV Constitution, Chapter 9, Article 36 on the rules to create the Second Office of The UBCV Institute for the Dissemination of Dharma to manage UBCV’s satellite offices in foreign nations and continents that directly belong to the Institute for the Dissemination of Dharma;
  • Per the documents from the UBCV’s Emergency Conference, took place at Nguyen Thieu Monastery from September 28 to October 1st, 2004, on the nomination, enhancement, and completion of personnel for the Bi-Institutional Council;
  • Per the documents from the Ninth Open Conference, commenced on November 12, 2011 at Giac Hoa Temple, Saigon, on the nomination, enhancement, and changing UBCV personnel;
  • Per Dharma needs in the new situation.

    DECISION

Article 1: The personnel for the Second Office of the Institute for The Dissemination of Dharma is as follows:

Chairman: The Most Venerable Thich Chanh Lac

Vice Chairman: Senior Dharma Master Thich Giac Duc

Vice Chairman: The Most Venerable Thich Tri Lang

Vice Chairman: The Most Venerable Thich Tri Minh

General Secretary: The Most Venerable Thich Vien Ly

Chief of Dharma Dissemination: The Most Venerable Thich Chanh Lac

Chief of Planning: Senior Dharma Master Thich Giac Duc

Chief of Education: The Most Venerable Thich Chon Tri

Chief of Communication: The Venerable Thich Giac Dang

Chief of Youth Affairs: The Most Venerable Thich Huyen Viet

Chief of Finance and Australia Affairs: The Most Venerable Thich Phuoc Nhon

Chief of Charity and Canada Affairs: The Most Venerable Thich Thien Tam

Chief of External Affairs: Buddhist Vo Van Ai

Chief of International Relations: Buddhist Y Lan, Dharma name Hong Chi

Treasurer: Senior Bhikkhuni Thich Nu Nguyen Thanh

Article 2: Articles, Decisions, and documents that are conflicting with this Church Decree are invalid.

Article 3: The Presidents, Vice Presidents, General Secretary, Chiefs and Officers at Committees that belong directly to the Institute for the Dissemination of Dharma and continental Management Councils of the UBCV are responsible for executing this Church Decree.

Thanh Minh Zen Monastery, November 12, 2011

THE FIFTH PATRIARCH

THE UBCV

(Signed and Sealed)

Sramana Thich Quang Do