World Yoga Community - Global Council Members (01/01/2019 - 31/12/2019)

Trustees, Executive Board Members (EBM), Advisors, Ambassadors, and Supporters 

 - Volunteer team for selfless service -

Claudia Lin

WYC Youth Ambassador

TAIWAN

Ananda Poudel

WYC Youth Ambassador

NEPAL

Amitava Chatterjee (Amit)

WYC Ambassador

Global Music Committee
USA - INDIA - CZECH REPUBLIC 

Yogi Gabriel Martinez

WYC Ambassador

USA - PUERTO  RICO 

Griffa Sergio Jose

Vice-Chair

Interfaith Committee

ARGENTINA

Adv. Brahmidevi Swamiji

WYC Ambassador  

President of Goa State Yoga Committee & Special Representative for North Western States
INDIA

Br. Ghandikota Aryama

Vice Chair
Human Rights, Values 
& Ethics Committee

 USA

Imam Muhammad Shahidullah

Vice-Chair

Interfaith Committee
BANGLADESH

Rishishwaranand Mahant

Vice Chair,

Community Affairs

INDIA

Silvia R. Prado Dos Anjos

WYC Ambassador

BRASIL

Swami Mahalayananda

WYC Ambassador, 

Vice Chair,

Yoga Committee 
PORTUGAL - FINLAND

Ricky Kej

WYC Ambassador

Global Music Committee
USA - INDIA

Dr. Remi Alapo

Vice Chair

Gender Equality

NIGERIA - USA

Rev. Dr. Toshikazu Kenjitsu Nakagaki

Vice Chair

Peace Committee

JAPAN - USA


H.H. Swami Sunil Das

WYC Ambassador 

Vice Chair,

Humanitarian &

Environmental Issues
INDIA

Rev. Benyamin Mularical Ramban

Vice Chair

Peace Committee

INDIA

Rev. Amy Hinkelman

WYC Ambassador
USA - GERMANY

Swami Yatidharmananda

WYC Ambassador 

President of Odisha State Yoga

Committee & Special Representative

for North-Eastern States
INDIA

Abhay Das

WYC Youth Ambassador

INDIA

Swami Shivananda Sarasvathi

WYC Ambassador

Vice Chair, 

Vedic Culture & Yoga Committee 
ITALY

Yogacharya George K J

WYC Ambassador

President of Kottayam District 

Yoga Committee & Special Representative for Interfaith events in Kerala
INDIA

Yogi Ashutosh Kumar

WYC Ambassador

President of Delhi State

Yoga Committee & Special Representative for Northern States
INDIA

Adv. Latha. T. Thankappan

Vice-Chair

Gender Equality
INDIA

Bishop Lygia De Castro

Vice Chair 
Indigenous Committee

BRASIL

Jojo Augustine

WYC Ambassador

JAPAN - INDIA

Yogacharya
Dr. Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani

Vice Chair

 Health & Well-Being Affairs

President, Puducherry State 
INDIA

Rev. Susana Bastarrica

Vice Chair,

Community Affairs

URUGUAY

Vijai V. Nair

Trustee

Vice Chair 

Administration

INDIA

Grandmother
Patricia Anne Davis

Vice Chair 
Indigenous Community Affairs

USA

Paia Irigoyen

Vice Chair

Yoga Committee

URUGUAY

Rev. Dr. Kathleen Regan

Vice Chair 
Literacy Committee

USA

Lemuel Patole

Trustee

Vice Chair 
Art & Music

WYC Representative to the United Nations

USA - INDIA

Rev. Beryl Green

WYC Ambassador

JAMAICA - USA

Dileepkumar Thankappan

Founder‚Äč, CEO & Trustee

Chair, WYC Global Council

Main NGO Representative

at WYC to the United Nations

INDIA - USA - FRANCE

Br. K.L.S Bhushan Esq.

Trustee

Vice Chair 
Social Justice & Legal Committee

WYC Representative to the United Nations
USA - INDIA

Gayathri Menon

WYC Youth Representative

to the United Nations
INDIA - USA

Yogiyar Ramalingam 

Vice Chair

Yoga Asana Sports Affairs

INDIA

Mohamed Imran Ali

WYC Ambassador

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - INDIA

Dr. Frank Kaufmann

Vice Chair,

Interfaith Committee

USA

Sadguru H.H. Brahmeshanandacharya Swamiji

Vice Chair

Vedic Culture & WYC Committee for promoting SDGs of the

United Nations 
INDIA

Chikako Hoshino

WYC Ambassador

JAPAN

Rev. Martha Gallahue

Vice Chair

NGO Affairs/Partnerships

United Nations

USA

K.G Sathyavrathan

Trustee

Vice Chair 
Finance Committee

INDIA

Sajit Kumar Nair

Trustee

Vice Chair 
Administration & Community Affairs

WYC Representative to the

United Nations

USA

Swami Ramaswarupananda Saraswati

Vice Chair 
Spiritual Education, Values 
& Ethics Affairs
INDIA

Mirta Bardo

Vice Chair

Yoga Sports Committee

ARGENTINA

Vishwanath Kulkarni

WYC Youth Ambassador

VIETNAM

Nestor Cesarini

WYC Ambassador
ARGENTINA

Dr. Niranjana Murthy

WYC Ambassador 

President of Karnataka State

Yoga Committee & Special Representative for Yoga Sports
INDIA

Satyaranjan Paul

WYC Ambassador

UNITED KINGDOM - ITALY