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ASA Committee Members 2024/25

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Ayya Suvira
Secretary
Executive Committee
Ven. Thubten Chokyi
Chair
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Ven. Tenpa Bejanke
Vice Chair
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Ven. Mettaji
Treasurer
Ordinary Members
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Ven. Ajahn Brahmavamso
 
Ven. Miao You
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Ven. Vossagga
 
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Ven. Chon Nhan
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Rev. Illukwaththe Dhammarathana 
 The ASA Constitution not only requires that each of the three major Buddhist traditions (Theravada, Mahayana and Vajrayana) are represented; it also stipulates the requirement for gender representation when it comes to the election of the committee members, so that both nuns and monks have a voice on the committee. We try to follow these principles as closely as the current circumstances permit.

Other ASA Roles

ASA Public Officer:
ASA RACS* Representative:
ASA APRO* Representative:
ASA Web Administrator:
Ven. BomHyon Sunim
Ven. BomHyon Sunim
Bhante Sujato
Ven. Vossagga 
 
*RACS:   Religious Advisory Committee to the Services (Australian Defence Force)
*APRO:  Australian Partnership of Religious Organisations

Cemeteries and Crematoria (NSW)

ASA CCNSW CCCG* Representative: 
ASA Catholic Cemeteries and Crematoria SEC* Representative: 

 
*Cemeteries and Crematoria NSW Community and Consumer Consultative Group
*Catholic Cemeteries and Crematoria Stakeholder Engagement Council
Ayya Suvira
Ayya Suvira

 

Past ASA Committee Members

2022/23
Chairperson:
Vice Chair:
Secretary:
Treasurer:
Public Officer:
Ordinary Members:
Venerable Tenpa Bejanke
Venerable Thubten Chokyi
Venerable Mettaji

Ajahn Brahm

Venerable BomHyon Sunim
Venerable Hojun Futen
Bhante Bodhidhaja
Venerable Khantika
2023/24
Chairperson:
Vice Chair:
Secretary:
Treasurer:
Public Officer:
Ordinary Members:
Venerable Tenpa Bejanke
Venerable Thubten Chokyi

Ayya Suvira
Ajahn Brahm

Venerable BomHyon Sunim
Venerable Hojun Futen
Bhante Bodhidhaja
Venerable Karunika
Venerable Yeshe Wangmo
Venerable Mettaji
Venerable Illukwaththe Dhammarathana
Chairperson:
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Secretary:
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Ordinary Members:
2020/21
Venerable BomHyon Sunim
Venerable Hojun Futen
Venerable Thubten Chokyi
Bhante Bodhidhaja
Venerable BomHyon Sunim
Venerable Thich Nguyen Tang
Venerable Tubten Tongnyi
Venerable Santacari
Venerable Mettaji
Venerable Thich Quang Ba
Venerable Tenpa Bejanke
Venerable Thich Phuoc Tan
Ajahn Brahm
Ajahn Hasapanna
Chairperson:
Vice Chair:
Secretary:
Treasurer:
Public Officer:

Ordinary Members:
2021/22
Venerable Thubten Chokyi
Venerable Hojun Futen
Venerable Munissara
Bhante Bodhidhaja
Venerable BomHyon Sunim

Ajahn Brahm
Venerable Chi Kwang Sunim
Venerable Tenpa Bejanke
Venerable Mettaji
Chairperson:
Vice Chair:
Secretary:
Treasurer:
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Ordinary Members:
2018/19
Venerable Hasapanna
Venerable Thich Quang Ba
Venerable Lozang Drolkar
Ajahn Brahm
Venerable BomHyon Sunim
Venerable BomHyon Sunim
Venerable Thich Phuoc Tan
Bhante Sujato
Venerable Thubten Chokyi
Venerable Tenpa Bejanke
Venerable Thubten Tongnyi
Venerable Hojun Futen
Venerable Dhammawasa
Bhante Bodhidhaja
Chairperson:
Vice Chair:
Secretary:
Treasurer:
Public Officer:

Ordinary Members:
Venerable BomHyon Sunim
Venerable Lozang Drolkar
Venerable Mettaji
Ajahn Brahm
Venerable BomHyon Sunim
2019/20
Venerable Thich Quang Ba
Venerable Thich Phuoc Tan
Bhante Sujato
Venerable Thubten Chokyi
Venerable Hasapanna
Venerable Thich Nguyen Tang
Bhante Bodhidhaja
Venerable Phuoc Hy
Ajahn Boonsom Uttan
Venerable Hojun Futen
Venerable Tenpa Bejanke
Venerable Dawa Zangmo
Venerable Sen Ten
Venerable Adhisila
Chairperson:
Vice Chair:
Secretary:
Treasurer:
Public Officer:
Ordinary Members:
2016/17
Venerable Lozang Drolkar
Venerable Thich Quang Ba
Venerable Tenpa Bejanke
Bhante Bodhidhaja
Venerable Thubten Chokyi

Ajahn Brahm
Venerable Pannyawaddi
Venerable Sudhamma
Venerable Jaganatha
Venerable Pannasobana
Venerable Chi Kwang Sunim
Venerable Gontug Rinpoche
Venerable Thich Phuoc Tan
Venerable Thubten Chokyi
Chairperson:
Vice Chair:
Secretary:
Treasurer:
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Ordinary Members:
2017/18
Venerable Hasapanna
Venerable Chi Kwang Sunim
Venerable Lozang Drolkar
Bhante Bodhidhaja
Venerable Thubten Chokyi

Ajahn Brahm
Venerable Thich Quang Ba
Venerable Thich Phuoc Tan
Venerable Dhamma Rathana
Venerable Tenpa Bejanke
Venerable Thubten Chokyi
Venerable Boon Kampsie
Venerable Thubten Tongnyi
Venerable Phuthixay
Venerable MiaoYou
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Vice Chair:
Secretary:
Treasurer:

Ordinary Members:
2014/15
Venerable Thich Phuoc Tan
Venerable Gontug Rinpoche
Venerable Patacara
Ajahn Brahm

Venerable Hojun Futen
Venerable Chi Kwang Sunim
Venerable Loden Dechen
Venerable Tenpa Bejanke
Venerable Dhammadasa
Venerable U Sumedha
Venerable Jaganatha
Venerable Thich Quang Ba
Venerable Atipolo
Bhante Sujato
Chairperson:
Vice Chair:
Secretary:
Treasurer:
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Ordinary Members:
2015/16
Venerable Thich Phuoc Tan
Venerable Lozang Drolkar
Venerable Tenpa Bejanke
Ajahn Brahm
Venerable Thubten Chokyi

Venerable Thich Quang Ba
Venerable Sudhamma
Venerable Gontug Rinpoche Venerable Jaganatha
Venerable Thich Ngyuen Tang
Venerable Hui Chyuan
Venerable Brother Joe
Venerable Ashin Zanita
Venerable Pannyawaddi
The Australian Sangha Association was founded on 08 June 2005

Chairperson: Ajahn Brahm   |   Vice Chair: Venerable Chi Kwang Sunim   |   Secretary: Bhante Sujato   |   Treasurer: Venerable MiauYou

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