Board of Directors

San Francisco Zen Center is governed by a board of directors. The board includes three ex-officio, voting members, consisting of the central abbess, the abiding abbot of City Center, and the abiding abbess of Green Gulch Farm. The four officers of Zen Center are ex-officio, non-voting members, and they are the president, the vice president of development, the treasurer and the secretary. The bylaws allow for up to four appointed members for one-year terms, and there are twelve elected members serving three-year terms. There is a term limit of two consecutive terms for elected members.

Board Members

Listing of current members, with some background about each member.

Officers of the Board

The officers are ex-officio (non-voting) members who support the functioning of the board.

Calendar of Board Meetings

The meetings of the SFZC Board of Directors are open to dues-paying members.