HTW Organization

To manage the different projects and execute the various activities of HTW, there are many internal departments that are chaired by prominent members of the community. Each department is set up as a separate committee with its own team.

Executive Committee

Composed of elected and appointed members. Takes care of administrative functions and day-to-day operating of the organization.

Construction Planning Committee

Composed of committee members with engineering backgrounds and other backgrounds who can work with the architects and construction manager to ensure that a temple and temple complex are constructed which will meet the needs of community members.

Religious Activities Committee

Composed of community members with special interest and/or expertise in Hindu religious traditions, including pujas and festival celebrations. The committee will plan, organize and conduct religious functions as approved by the Executive Committee.

Education/Youth/Services Committee

Composed of community members with special interest and/or expertise in the ed ucational area. The committee is responsible for planning and implementing educational programs for adults and children in the community, including special programs and interfaith involvement.

Communications Committee

Composed of community members with special interest and/or expertise in this field. The members will maintain and update the temple’s website and use its capibilities to maintain membership and organizational databases and send out electronic communications. Members will serve in an advisory capacity to others involved in the temple’s bus iness processes.

Fundraising Committee

Composed of the HTW treasurer and other members. Has overall responsibility for fundraising for construction and maintenance of the temple and for special projects.