Teachers and Staffs

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.


Gustavo Cutz, Discovering Buddhism Teacher

Prayer Leaders

Jennifer Kim
Katelyn MacKenzie
Colin Hough Trapp

Meditation Facilitators

Annie Bien
Kimberly Brown
Manaslu Gurung
Georges Piette

Study Facilitators

Annie Bien
Richard Einhorn
Pamela Patton
Georges Piette
Janna Weiss


Nick Cutz, Website Manager
Bonnie Costa, Communications Coordinator
Nivita Arora, Social Media Coordinator
Lana Popovic, Social Media Coordinator
Joseph Bacou, A/V Manager

Development & Finance

Sam Go, Bookkeeper
Sean Tanaka, Treasurer
Leilani-Kali Rivers, Estate Planning Manager


Snehy Gupta, Spiritual Programming Team
Sheila Odessey, Spiritual Programming Team
Sunny O’Neil, Spiritual Programming Team
Sean Tanaka, Registration Manager
Sean Tanaka, Membership Coordinator
Colin Hough Trapp, Prayer List Coordinator