began practicing at San Francisco Zen Center in 1994. He was ordained by Eijun Linda Cutts in 2005 and trained as shuso with her in 2009. He has practiced in residence at each of San Francisco Zen Center’s three temples. He recently served as Green Gulch director and became tanto in 2012. He lives with his wife, Meg, and daughter, Elizabeth, at Green Gulch Farm Zen Center, where he enjoys wandering the hills and serving as tanto.