Announcement of New and Ongoing Members of The International Gakyil
by Scott Diamond
The International Gakyil has recently expanded its membership with several new people from around the world. They join the ongoing members to form a larger group that intends to build on the accomplishments that have been made by the International Dzogchen Community in recent years.
The new President of the International Dzogchen Community is Steven Landsberg, a student of Chögyal Namkhai Norbu for several decades. Steven currently resides in New York and travels extensively as an authorized Santi Maha Sangha Instructor. He is a welcome addition to the group who will now fill this important role for the Global Sangha.
In the Blue, Fabio Maria Risolo joins the International Gakyil from his home near Merigar West in Italy. Fabio comes from a distinguished background in Education and is an authorized Santi Maha Sangha Instructor.
Another new addition to the Blue International Gakyil is Scott Diamond, a member of Dzamling Gar currently living in the United States. Scott brings Communications experience from non-profit development and his career as a creative entrepreneur.
Libor Maly continues as Blue after dedicating several years of work within the International Gakyil. He has extensive experience in technology, business, and philanthropy. Libor is based in Prague and is a member of Merigar East.
For the Red, Monika Walczak is a new member of the International Gakyil from Warsaw (Namdagling). She specializes in Human Resources Management, with a focus on business consulting in the fields of project management, emotional intelligence, team building, leadership, and work-life balance. Monica is an authorized instructor of Khaita.
Scott Townell continues to dedicate his work in the Red from his home in New York. Scott is a member of Tsegyalgar East with decades of experience in management consulting, technology, and general management for global companies.
In the Yellow, Roberto Zamparo continues to contribute his expertise in business planning and control. He lives in Italy and has been the Auditor of Merigar West since 2013.
Mark Farrington continues as Yellow International Gakyil and serves as the Vice President of The International Dzogchen Community. His professional background is in International Finance and Politics. Currently a member of Merigar West, Mark is based in London.