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