Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.
The Annual General Meeting of the ISKCON GBC Society will begin on February 22, 2016. Following the ISKCON GBC Society’s Rules of Order, the GBC Secretariat requests proposals, duly sponsored by TWO GBC members, to be submitted by December 31, 2015. This will allow adequate time for the GBC Deputies to prepare the proposals for presentation at the meeting.
Please follow the new format for GBC Proposals, attached as a fillable PDF. Plain text submissions are also acceptable (details at the end of this email).
Once ready, kindly email your proposals to email@example.com.
You can also submit any queries to this address.
Ananda Tirtha Das
(GBC Corresponding Secretary)
GBC Proposal Application (below and attached as fillable PDF)
GBC Proposals are serious submissions. Please give appropriate time and consideration to your proposal.
Every proposal will be reviewed by the GBC Deputies for suitability, content and compliance to ISKCON Law before presentation to the International GBC Body.
GBC Proposals should be international in scope, realistic, relevant and achievable. GBC Proposals must be written clearly and concisely. The three required steps listed below must be completed.
Proposals that do not meet these criteria or that are incomplete will be returned to the proposer with an explanation.
Proposals must be submitted before December 31st to be considered.
Submit proposals by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
GBC Proposal Application:
Proposer Contact Information:
Country of residence:
Local ISKCON temple or centre:
Date Proposal Submitted:
The below three required steps must be completed before submitting a GBC Proposal:
Step 1: Does this proposal fall under the mandate of any GBC Ministries or Committees? See website for list and contacts: http://gbc.iskcon.org. (For example if your proposal has anything to do with Deity Worship you must contact the Deity Worship Minister. )
If yes, you must discuss your proposal with the appropriate Minister or Chairperson or their designated representative.
The Minister or Chairperson or designate must confirm that they have had this discussion with you.
Name of Minister or Chairperson:
Ministry or Committee:
Date of discussion:
Step 2: Two GBC Members must sponsor your GBC Proposal Application:
Step 3: Please complete all 4 sections of the Proposal Application.
1) PROPOSAL TITLE:
2) BRIEF SUMMARY OF YOUR PROPOSAL: (300 words or less)
3) FORMAL PRESENTATION: Distinct, clear statements beginning with “Whereas”. Give a detailed explanation of your proposal, how it will benefit ISKCON, long and short term consequences, challenges of implementation, international relevance etc.
4) FURTHER INFORMATION: If this proposal becomes a GBC Resolution will it require funding, manpower, and infrastructure, or technical support like website or graphic work? Please explain.
Thank you for your valuable service to Srila Prabhupada.