Kyoshin Wendy Lewis has been practicing at Zen Center since 1987, including living for six years at Tassajara. She served twice as shuso, once as a lay practitioner and again as a priest. She was ordained by Sojun Mel Weitsman in 1997 and completed Dharma Transmission with Eijun Linda Cutts in December 2012. Through her interest in extended priest training, she participated in a one-year chaplain training program at UCSF Medical Center in 2003-2004 and in May 2011 she completed a Master of Theology at the University of San Francisco. In January 2013, she began as Curriculum Coordinator in Zen Center's Abbots' Department.