Yo-on Jeremy Levie, Secretary (Officer of the Board)

Yo-on Jeremy Levie, Secretary (Officer of the Board)
Yo-on Jeremy Levie is the Secretary of San Francisco Zen Center. Prior to his appointment to the board, he served as tanto (head of practice) for Green Dragon Temple at Green Gulch Farm Zen Center. Prior to being tanto, he served as director at Green Gulch from 2009 to 2012. He has trained in residence at San Francisco Zen Center since 1995, having lived at each of the Center’s three temples. He was ordained by Eijun Linda Cutts in 2005 and trained as head monk (shuso) in 2009. In addition to his service on the SFZC Board of Directors, Jeremy has also served on the Board of the Marin Interfaith Council. Jeremy studied philosophy and theater at Yale University and trained as a teacher of Motion Theater improvisation. He continues to be interested in the intersection of Zen practice with Western thought and culture, and co-leads retreats on the meeting of Zen with other disciplines. He currently lives with his wife, Meg, and daughter, Elizabeth, at City Center.