What is an RGB -Is a national secretary that also has a European focus -Assists the GBC of his area -A person who looks at the interests of the country and not just his local project -Looks at the interests of Europe -Represents country to Euro RGB
What do they do Help the GBC of their area Sets a good standard Helps countries cooperate together Helps Europe cooperate together Represents their area to the RGB body Helps the projects in their area with inspiration, guidance, supervision and governance
Qualifications Have some success in their projects Have good demonstrable practices Know how to inspire Cooperation Work under the authority of others Can look beyond their own project
Training Presently no formal training. Experience from other roles. Deep end Perhaps we need an RGB course (we don’t have one for TP’s at present, or GBC’s, we recently started one for Gurus) Perhaps there should be annual or regular on going training
Presently Zero Self funding – Own work Preaching Work (self employed or employed) – Inheritance From country Costs – Travel (temple taxis, flights) – Computer – Phone Funding
A thought When Srila Prabhupada established the GBC there were 12 GBC’s and 36 temples This is a starting ratio of 1 GBC to 3 temples How many projects can be properly overseen by one person?
Which countries have an RGB Representative Portugal –Vedavyasa Prabhu Spain –Vedavyasa Prabhu France –None (hrd’Caitanya Prabhu is GBC) Ireland –None (Praghosa Prabhu is GBC) UK –None (Praghosa Prabhu is GBC Benelux –None (Hrd’caitanya P rabhu is GBC) Switzerland –None (D’sarana Prabhu is GBC) Germany –Mangalananda Prabhu Austria –Mangalananda Prabhu L’stein –Mangalananda Prabhu Norway –Janesvara Prabhu Sweden –Janesvara Prabhu Denmark – Janesvara Prabhu Finland –Tattvavada Prabhu Poland –Trisama Prabhu Czech – None Slovakia –None Hungary -None Slovenia –Prah’ananda Maharaja Serbia –Prah’ananda Maharaja Croatia –Prah’ananda Maharaja Bosnia –Prah’ananda Maharaja Albania –None Macedonia -None Greece –None Bulgaria –none Romania –none
Which countries do we need to cover France – Ireland – UK – Benelux – Switzerland – Czech – Slovakia – Hungary – Albania – Macedonia - Greece – Bulgaria – Romania – Slovenia –Prah’ananda Maharaja Serbia –Prah’ananda Maharaja Croatia –Prah’ananda Maharaja Bosnia –Prah’ananda Maharaja
Process to get more National council make recommendations to RGB RGB considers and ratifies
Result – Unified Strong European temples and projects
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