Governance

The functioning of the Chicago Shambhala Meditation Center is made possible largely through the efforts of volunteers.

The Governing Council

The Shambhala Chicago Governing Council’s (GC) role is to hold the vision for Chicago Shambhala and ensure that what we do supports that vision. You can read more about this in the Shambhala Chicago Policy Governance Manual.

To find out about available seats and the process for becoming a council member please forward the information outlined below to [email protected]

  1. Name, email and phone number.
  2. Please briefly describe your relationship with Shambhala and the Sakyong’s vision for Enlightened Society.
  3. Please share what most inspires you in wishing to participate in Council leadership.
  4. Please list previous governance and leadership experience either within or outside of Shambhala.
  5. Please describe your available time and energy to put towards a Council position.
  6. Please share any questions or comments to you have about the Council.