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.

Board Meeting Abbreviated Minutes

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.