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, City Center, and Green Gulch Farm abbatial leaders. The three officers of SF Zen Center are ex-officio, non-voting members, and they are the president, the CFO, 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.

The meetings of San Francisco Zen Center Board of Directors are open to dues-paying members. To view the proposed agenda for an upcoming meeting, contact the San Francisco Zen Center Secretary at View the calendar of board meetings here. (The venue and/or time of the meetings may be subject to change, but the dates are definitive.) All are welcome to review the abbreviated minutes of board meetings.

Board Members

Officers of the Board