Carol entered BZC’s gate in the Fall 2002. She was lay ordained by Darlene Cohen in 2001. Over the years, she has held a variety of practice positions at BZC including Head Chiden, Saturday Director, Sesshin Director, Head Server and Co-Zendo Manager. She spent 2 practice periods at Tassajara in 2009 and again in 2011. Carol has been on the Board serving as Vice President from 2018 and will serve through 2021. While in the workforce, Carol primarily worked in Human Resources in various positions in the Bay area. In September 2017, she received priest ordination by Sojun Mel Weitsman as Shiken Seigetsu – Intention Clear, Serene Moon and served as Shuso in Spring 2019. She currently co-leads a Monday night group in San Rafael called Marin Zen Meditation.