Jaune Evans has studied Zen since 1978. She was ordained as a priest in the White Plum Lineage by Bernie Glassman and Taizan Maezumi Roshi in 1983 at the Zen Community of New York. She now studies with Norman Fischer, and has been a priest in the Everyday Zen lineage since 2010. Jaune works as the Executive Director of Tamalpais Trust, a philanthropic foundation which supports the protection of sacred lands and waters, cultural and human rights, gender empowerment and global alliance-building through the work of indigenous-led organizations. She also serves on the Board of Advisors at the UC Berkeley Human Rights Center.