Shantideva Center activities are coordinated and led by Buddhist practitioners who offer their time and talent as a way of service to their spiritual mentors and to those who might benefit from our programs.

Management Team

FPMT Mandala


FPMT Mandala


Spiritual Program Coordinator
FPMT Mandala

Catherine De Long



Gustavo Cutz

Gustavo Cutz

Discovering Buddhism Teacher

Prayer Leaders

Jennifer Kim
Katelyn MacKenzie
Colin Hough Trapp

Meditation Facilitators

Annie Bien
Kat Janicka
Kimberly Brown
Jennifer Kim
Georges Piette
Leilani-Kali Rivers

Course Facilitators

Richard Einhorn
Snehy Gupta
Jennifer Kim
Amanda Sidran
Charlotte Lowson

Qi Gong/Tai Chi Teacher

Dave Wolovsky

Teacher Care Team

Georges Piette
Sheila Odessey
Snehy Gupta

Animal Liberation

Emma Cobb, Animal Liberation Manager

Publicity & Communications

Nick Cutz, Website Manager and Graphic Design Coordinator
Bonnie Costa, Communications Coordinator
Wiley Saichek, Publicity Manager
Cheyenne Craig, Social Media Coordinator


Joseph Bacou, A/V Manager

Development & Finance

Joshua Marland, Development Manager
Sean Tanaka, Accounting Manager
Sam Go, Bookkeeper
Sunny O’Neil, Banking Assistant

Estate Planning

Leilani-Kali Rivers, Estate Planning Manager


Carmela Huang, Registration Assistant
Ellen Mendlow, Registration Assistant
Melvin Horton, Registration Assistant
Vidya Reddy, Registration Assistant
Jennifer Kim, Registration Assistant
Robert Armstrong, Registration Assistant

House Staff

Lisa Besso, Membership Coordinator
Jane Bosveld, Prayer List Coordinator

Shantideva Shop

Sheila Odessey, Shop Manager

Events Staff

Ellen Mendlow, Event Manager
Leonard J. Wilson, Photographer

Board Members

Director (currently vacant)
Spiritual Program Coordinator (currently vacant)
Jennifer Kim
Leilani-Kali Rivers

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