Red Cedar Zen Community, 1021 N Forest, Bellingham Washington

Key Meetings

The Board of Directors oversees RCZC's practical operations and aims to include members of diverse ages, genders, and practice backgrounds. The Board is focussed on operations, finance, long term planning, and keeping the sangha legally and officially afloat. The

The Practice Committee works with the guiding teacher to develop and maintain RCZC's practice framework. It consists the core volunteers who put on our programs (Ino, Retreat Manager, Tenzo, Registrar) plus two of our Practice Leaders (senior students who have been shuso). 

Sangha Conversations are open conversations welcome to all members usually held on the 5th Wednesday evening of the month.

All members are welcome to visit the regular meetings of the Board of Directors and the Practice Committee. Please bear in mind that you are entering into an ongoing conversation when you visit and that agendas are usually full. If you have a significant matter to discuss, please contact:

  • For the Board of Directors: the Board President, Bob Rose at or 360-708-1139.
  • For the Practice Committee: our Guiding Teacher, Nomon Tim Burnett, at or 360-223-0687.

Contact the above contact person ahead of time to add an agenda item to the meeting. Sometimes you may be asked to wait for the next meeting depending on agenda items.

For more on Sangha volunteering and structure please see the Volunteers page (found in the menus under Business).

Upcoming Meetings

  • No Meetings are currently scheduled

Meeting Minutes

Minutes are taken and posted for both the Board of Directors and the Practice Committee. We recommend reviewing recent meeting minutes if you would like to participate in either of these key groups as either a member or a visitor.

Minutes - Board Meetings     *     Minutes - Practice Committee

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