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ARobin Orden

ARobin Orden is a Senior Management Analyst with the City of Berkeley, currently in Public Works, and formerly in Finance as well as an Assistant to the Mayor. She was ordained as a Zen priest in 2008 by Norman Fischer. In addition to public service, her career since 1973 includes administrator and instructor in professional art and design education, senior manager and board officer with nonprofit and cooperative corporations, and extensive volunteer responsibilities. She is part of the leadership for Everyday Zen, and has been a resident of San Francisco Zen Center's Green Gulch Farm and Tassajara Zen Mountain Monastery, and continues to volunteer as a cook and event assistant.