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Wat Pa Lao

Woodland, Washington

ວັດປ່າລາວວູດແລນດ໌
WPLW

     Mr.  Xayasith (Joey)  Simm   
     Mr.  Bounma (Brian) Suchinda
     Mr.  Southam  Sayadeth  
     Mrs.  Vasana  Vongthongthip  
     Dr.  Chareundi  Van-Si 

     Mr.  Xayasith  (Joey) Simm,  President
     Mr.  Bounma (Brian) Suchinda, VP/Treasury
     Mr.  Southam  (Sutom) Sayadeth,  VP/Infrastructure
     Mrs.  Vasana  Vongthongthip, VP/Public Relations
     Dr.  Chareundi  Van-Si,  Exe Secretary/Operations
     Mrs.  Von Lim, Member
     Mr.  Troy  Prasouvo, Member
     Mrs.  Nouanda Phithavong, Member
     Mrs. Talita (Souta) Singhia , Member
     Mrs.  Kaysone  Khamsouthavong,  Member
     Mrs.  Bouaphanh Chanthakhoun,  Member

Executive Management Team:

Board of Administrators (Directors):

     Mr.  Ounkham  Souriyavong
     Mrs.  Nouaphone  Xayachit
     Mrs.  Kaysone  Khamsouthavong
     Mrs.  Boualoy Phommachanh
     Mrs.  Bouaphanh Chanthakhoun

     Loong Bouachan Xayadeth

     Bouasone Souvannasanh

     Boualiane Phomma

Sarawat (Religious Rites) Team:

COUNCIL OF PHOR & MAE KHAO
     Mae Khao Bounta Thilavanh 
     Mae Khao Nak  Phothirath   
     Mae Khao Khaisy Phetdara   
     Mae Khao Manichanh Xaysouthep
     Mae Khao Chansouk Phomma 
     Mae Khao Bounkong Chandravongsri

OFFICE OF MONASTERY
     Ven.  (Poo)  Mang  Payaraj
     Ven   (Phra Ajarn) Sithonh Sayavongsone
     Ven.  (Phra Ajarn) Thonglith  Thammarangsy
     Ven.  (Phra Ajarn)  Bounlieng Sychoumphonh

     Ven   (Phra Arjarn) Somkid Nammanivong

Council of Elders:

Leadership strives for excellence by learning from past experiences, and we forgave & vowed to move forward with a Plan for the right speech with the right action by:

  • Watching our thought, it might become a word;


  • Watching our word, it might become an action;


  • Watching our action, it might become a habit; and


  • Watching our habit, it might become our WPLW culture.


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Organizational outline of wplw

Lao Version,  English Version 

     Phor & Mae Khao:

Vision & mission of Wat Pa Lao:

VISION:
Healthy Souls and Healthy Minds through Meditation and Practice
CORE VALUE:     R E S P E C T

  •   R: Retooling
  •    E:Exchange
  •    S:Spirituality
  •    P: Patience
  •    E: Effort
  •    C: Caring
  •    T: Tradition

MISSION:
        WPLW's purpose is:

  •   The Center for meditation practices.
  •     The Location of ceremonies blessing the deities.
  •   The Center of community identity and togetherness.
  •   The Center to celebrate festivals as determined by the temple.
  •   The Center to do good for humanity.

PRACTICE:

  •  We adhere to our tradition to respect our elderly and their wisdom.
  •  We are committed to reinforcing our Lessons Learned experiences.
  •  We stand by our Core Value – RESPECT.
  •  We value our members, welcome guests and cherish peoples of all    ages for their contribution.
  •  We are committed to learn from each other's knowledge, skills and    experiences.
  •  We are committed to working with other Buddhist organizations to      promote the teaching of Buddha.
  •  We are committed to a safe and family oriented environment
  •  We are committed to protecting the ecosystems to improve                conservation on lands, rivers and wildlife.


CREATED BY THE Office of the PRESIDENT, WPLW – May 15, 2015.