The Fifth Patriarch’s Decision No. 16 – Personnel of The Overseas UBCV in the United States of America, 2011-2015 Term

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DECISION No. 16 BY THE FIFTH PATRIARCH

The Buddhist Church of Vietnam Nominates Personnel for

The Overseas UBCV in The United States of America

2011 – 2015 Term

  • Per the Constitution of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV), revised by the Ninth open Conference on November 12, 2011
  • Per the document from the UBCV Emergency Conference, organized at Nguyen Thieu Monastery from September 28 to October 1, 2003, to invite, enhance, and complete the Bi-Institutional Council personnel
  • Per the Ninth Open Conference, commenced at Giac Hoa Temple, on November 12, 2011
  • Per Request Letter by the Deputy Patriarch, the Most Senior Venerable Thich Ho Giac, signed on September 3rd, 2011.
  • Per dharma needs under the new circumstances

DECISION

Article 1: Members of the Ranking Monastic Council and Management Board of the UBCV in the U.S have been approved as follows:

The Ranking Monastic Council:

The Most Venerable Thich Ho Giac

The Most Venerable Thich Chanh Lac

The Most Venerable Thich Vien Thanh

The Most Venerable Thich Tri Lang

The Most Venerable Thich Vien Thanh

The Most Venerable Thich Chon Tri

The Most Venerable Thich Thien Huu

The Most Venerable Thich Huyen Viet

The Most Venerable Thich Vien Ly

Advisor: Senior Dharma Master Thich Giac Duc

Management Council:

Chairman: The Most Venerable Thich Vien Ly

Vice Chairman: The Most Venerable Thich Vien Thanh

Vice Chairman: The Most Venerable Thich Thien Huu

Vice Chairman: The Most Venerable Thich Chon Tri

General Secretary: The Venerable Thich Thich Giac Dang

Assistant to Chairman of the Management Council and Deputy General Secretary: The Venerable Thich Vien Thong

Chief of Momastic Affairs Committee: The Most Venerable Thich Thien Huu

Bhikkhuni Committee: Senior Bhikkhuni Thich Nu Giac Huong

Chief of Education Committee: The Venerable Thich Vien Quang

Chief of Cultural Committee: The Venerable Thich Giac Dang

Chief of Dharma Dissemination: The Venerable Thich Quang Long

Chief of Lay Buddhist Committee: The Venerable Thich Vien Dung

Chief of Youth Affairs Committee The Most Venerable Thich Huyen Vien

Chief of Charity Committee: The Most Venerable Thich Tri Lang

Chief of Finance and Economic Committee: The Venerable Thich Vien Huy

Chief of Ceremonial Committee: The Most Venerable Thich Vien Thanh

Chief of Planning Committee: The Most Venerable Thich Thong Dat

Chief of Communication Committee: Bhikkhu Tri Tinh

Chief of External Affairs: Buddhist Vo Van Ai

Chief of Legal Affairs Attorney Ngo Quoc Lan

Treasurer: Senior Bhikkhuni Thich Nu Nguyen Thanh

Deputy Treasurer: Bhikkhuni Thich Nu Tinh Thuong

Article 2: Articles, Decrees, and documents that are conflicting with this decision are voided.

Article 3: The office of the Institute for the Dissemination of Dharma’s Management Board, The Second Office of the Institute for the Dissemination of Dharma, Chief and Deputy Chief General Secretarym and Committees are responsible for executing this decision.

Thanh Minh Zen Monasty, November 12, 2011

The Fifth Patriarch

The UBCV

(Signed and Sealed)

Sramana Thich Quang Do