The Dharma Council assists and advises the Abbot and Godo in determining matters of liturgy and teaching, and gives direction to the membership on these matters. It  participates in strategic planning for the future function and evolution of the temple, in cooperation with the Board of
Directors. The Dharma Council pays particular attention to the Teaching (Red and Blue) side of the temple, and to the training of people who could be qualified to serve as teachers and sangha leaders in the future.

Current members of the Dharma Council are:

  • Gabe Kyosan Fields, Assistant Godo
  • Heidi Enji Hoogstra
  • Jyoshin Clay
  • Kengan, Tanto
  • Phyllis Daiko Maynard
  • Sokuchu
  • Christina Yakai Steurer
  • Joseph Jitsuso Walder

To contact the Dharma Council, send email to .

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