Anuttama Dasa, a member of ISKCON since 1975, serves as ISKCON’s International Director of Communications. He joined ISKCON in Denver Colorado and served there as Sankirtan Leader and later Temple President before transferring to Washington DC, in 1993. He was appointed to the Governing Body Commission in February, 1999. He is editor of the Hare Krishna Report, a bimonthly media newsletter. He is a Trustee of the ISKCON Foundation, and a Board Member of Children of Krishna, an organization founded in 1996 to assist second generation ISKCON youth. He is also the President of the Washington DC Chapter of the Religion Communicator’s Council, and a member of that interfaith group’s national Board of Governors. He has taught communications workshops in North America, Europe, and Russia, and assisted in the development of the VTE Book Distribution Training Course, and teaches the VTE Leadership and Management Training Course here in Mayapur.