The Mandala Council, under the guidance and supervision of the Abbot, Board and Dharma Council, helps ensure the harmonious and effective functioning of the temple by filling and rotating temple jobs. The Mandala Council supports the office of shuso, allowing the shuso to take on whatever Mandala Council responsibilities s/he is willing or able to.

Mandala Council

Current members of the Mandala Council are:

  • Brian Howard, Chair and White Family Representative
  • Todd Tsuho Sattersten, Shuso
  • Nicole Ko’in Newsom, Blue Family Representative
  • Mark Espina, Green Family Representative
  • Pam Yusatsu Leitch, Red Family Representative

To contact the Mandala Council, send an email to .

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