Who does what?
This page sets out ‘who does what?‘ in the UK Community and Order. It shows the different roles of the CoI Trustees, The Order of Interbeing Council (TOIC) and the UK Dharma teachers (dharmacharyas).
|Trustees||Legal responsibility for the activities of the charity – including use of resources
Strategy and priorities (and getting key people feeding into and engaged with these)
Resourcing of activities
|Developing the overall direction and priorities of the CoI.
Organising action groups to carry out specific tasks
Checking the annual finances, writing annual report and holding AGM.
Ensuring that the CoI activities are in keeping with the Articles of the charity and other legal requirements
Maintaining an ‘engaged practice’ database to facilitate interest groups
|Dharmacharyas||Offering teachings and support to the COI, Order and beyond||Training new Dharmacharyas.
Overseeing changes to the mentoring approach
Giving dharma talks on retreats.
Leading the In-depth retreat programme (with admin support)
Liaising with Plum Village
Supporting new sanghas
Supporting in case of disagreements/problems in sanghas
|TOIC||Supporting Order members.
Deepening practice and building sisterhood and brotherhood.
Developing Order members to become engaged e.g. in retreat organisation or as a prison chaplain.
|Organising OI retreats and associated finances/bursaries
Developing regional/local structure of OI
Supporting Order members to engage regionally or by interest group
Mentoring process oversight
Maintaining a skills and willingness database for use to resource key tasks