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:

Archie Pulleyn (dog)

Gerardo Gally-sensei (Trustee)

Tom Roberts (Trustee)

Chris Pulleyn (Trustee and Board Chair)

Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede (Honorary Trustee and President)

Betsy Friedman (Trustee)

Kathy Collina (Trustee)

Jeanette Prince-Cherry (Vice-President)

Scott Jennings (Secretary)

Jonathan Hager (Trustee)

Not pictured:  Colleen O’Brien (Treasurer)