50th Anniversary

Rochester Zen Center


The Zen Center’s Board of Trustees provides oversight of the Center’s business and financial operations as well as a sounding board for the Center’s Abbot, Roshi Kjolhede. The board consists of six trustees, three of whom are elected by the Center’s membership, two of whom are elected by the trustees, and one who is appointed by the Abbot.

Officers of the Zen Center include a president, vice-president, secretary, and treasurer, all of whom are elected by the Board of Trustees.

You may contact the Center’s trustees and officers by sending an email message to trustees at rzc.org.

Trustees and Officers pictured above, from left to right:

Back Row:

Chris Pulleyn (Trustee and Board Chair)

Archie Pulleyn (Dog)

Cecily Fuhr (Trustee)

Jeanette Prince-Cherry (Vice-President)

Gerardo Gally-sensei (Trustee)

Tom Roberts (Trustee)

Front Row:

Tom Kowal (Trustee)

Scott Jennings (Secretary)

Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede (Honorary Trustee and President)

Kathy Collina (Trustee)

Not pictured:  Colleen O’Brien (Treasurer)