Volunteers

STAFF

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

Lauren

Lauren
Coleman

Assistant Director

Bio Photo Sean Tanaka

Sean
Tanaka

Treasurer

spiritual program committee

TEACHERS

Ven. Amy Miller at Tibet House on October 2, 2016 in New York City.

Venerable
Amy Miller

Leading
Teacher

Gustavo Cutz

Gustavo
Cutz

Discovering Buddhism
Teacher

PRAYER LEADERS

Lauren Coleman
Desmond Hosford
Jennifer Kim
Georges Piette

MEDITATION LEADERS

Lisa Besso
Lauren Coleman
Snehy Gupta
Kat Janicka
Jennifer Kim
Michel Ng
Helen Park
Pamela Patton
Georges Piette
Leilani-Kali Rivers
Amanda Sidran
Andy Spreitzer
Scott Tusa
Shenaaz Jetha

COURSE FACILITATORS

Lisa Besso
Snehy Gupta
Shenaaz Jetha
Jennifer Kim
Charlotte Lowson
Helen Park
Amanda Sidran

QI GONG

Dave Wolovsky

ANIMAL LIBERATION

Emma Cobb, Animal Liberation Manager

PUBLICITY & COMMUNICATIONS

Tara Baltazar, Publicity Manager
Nick Cutz, Website Administrator
Bonnie Costa, Website Coordinator, Communications Manager
Jennifer Kim, Graphic Design Coordinator

AUDIOVISUAL TEAM

Joshua Builder, A/V Manager
Richard Einhorn
Sam Go
Jan Tilly

DEVELOPMENT & FINANCE

Leilani-Kali Rivers, Development Manager
Sean Tanaka, Accounting Manager
Sam Go, Bookkeeper
Sunny O’Neil, Banking Assistant

REGISTRATION

Jay Sautter, Registration Manager
Carmela Huang, Registration Assistant
Ellen Mendlow, Registration Assistant
Melvin Horton, Registration Assistant
Mor Waksman, 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
Jane Bosveld
Charles Freehof
Manaslu Gurung
Snehy Gupta
Charlotte Lowson
Sheila Odessey
Sunny O’Neil
Pamela Patton
Sheila Richardson
Jacqueline Rossi
Gigi Salomon

BOARD MEMBERS

Desmond Hosford
Jennifer Kim
Leilani-Kali Rivers
Pemela Patton