BZC Position Holders

Many helping hands keep a Sangha vibrant and running, and this is how BZC continues to manage the many tasks and functions at our temple.
In deep appreciation we express our gratitude to those who have filled the positions below over the past one or two years. And we welcome those who will now fill these positions.

Note: A complete list of all positions is posted on the patio bulletin board.

Who Does What 2024
Abbot’s Assistant Jonathan Koltz January 2022
Abbot’s office cleaner Debra Callahan November 2022
Art Coordinator Debra Callahan September 2023
Audio and Video Archivists Blake Tolbert and Kabir Nabi November 2020
Bag Lunch Project Susan Marvin, Laurie Senauke June 2020
Bathroom Attendant Marley Alexander February 2024
Book Store (Assistant) Judy Bertelsen March 2014
Book Store (Head) William Gordon May 2010
Bulletin Boards Preston Evers September 2023
Chandler (Candle Maker) Mark Copithorne June 2017
Class Coordinator Ryushin Andrea Thach February 2022
Co-Sangha Support Coordinators Liz Weitsman & Laurie Senauke January 2014 & January 2013
Co-Zendo Managers Preston Evers & Gerry Oliva Preston (9/1/2023) & Gerry (1/1/24)
Community Room Cleaned during Saturday work period
Coordinator Carol Paul January 2022
Dishwasher (Head) n/a at this time September 2018
Doanryo Trainers Ross, Susan
Dokusan Hut Hax Baker February 2024
Family Practice Laurie Senauke
Friday Tea Host Judy Fleischman March 2024
Google Admin Dan Harden 9/1/2020
Half-Day Sitting Leader Gary Artim January 2024
Head Chiden Nancy Suib August 2022
Head Gardener Mira McQueen September 2018
Head Server Ellen Webb June 2021
Health & Safety Coordinator Pauline Kerschen January 2024
Ino Ross Blum February 2023
Head Jikido Rich Freitas March 2024
Kitchen Cleanliness Keeper Zachary Sherman March 2024
Laundry Ross Blum January 2018
Lecture, Student Talk Scheduler Ross Blum January 2022
Librarian Nick Robinson February 2022
Memorial Garden Altars Marian Yu August 2022
Newsletter Distribution Gen Fujioka May 2023
Newsletter Editor Ken Knabb July 2016
Noon Zazen Monitors Erna, James K, Preston May 2022
Office Manager Helen Cheng November 2020
Oryoki Instructor Sue Oehser September 2017
Oryoki Manager (provides supplies) Ellen Webb October 2019
Project Manager Greg Denny/ Mary Duryee January 2022
R&M Point Person Ross Blum Spring 1991
Recording Secretary (Board) Simone Brumis January 2024
Resident Head Brianna McGuire February 2024
Saturday Directors Joe Buckner & Margaux Winter Joe (Jan 2023) & Margaux (Jan 2024)
Sesshin in-person Mark Copithorne & Colleen Busch January 2024
Sewing Teacher Jean Selkirk Sometime in 2002
Shika (overnight guests) Helen Cheng March 2024
Social Media Administrator Jonathan Koltz October 2020
Sunday Sesshin Manager Helen Cheng January 2024
Supplies Shopper Tom Painter March 2024
Tantos Laurie Senauke, Susan Marvin February 2023
Tech Manager Gensan Kristopher Thomson September 2023
Tenzos Susan Marvin, Marie Hopper Susan (Jan 2019) & Marie (Jan 2024)
Web Administrator Dan Harden August 2020
Web Content Editor Jim Erb September 2022
Website Manager Laurie Senauke March 2020
Wednesday Night Group Gerry Oliva March 2009
Women’s Sesshin M Hopper, N Suib, M Duryee October 2018
Work Leader – Saturday Yoni Ackerman September 2023
Work Leader – Sesshin Genpo Senauke September 2023
Young EB Zen Joe Buckner, Yoni Ackerman February 2021
Zazen Instructors Coordinator Sue Oehser February 2024
Zendo & Online Tech Support Coordinator Yoni Ackerman October 2020

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