is a full-time bureaucrat with the City of Seattle, a part-time filmmaker, an occasional economist, and a member of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship for several years
is an interfaith minister at the Interfaith Community Church in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle. She practices with an eclectic Buddhist meditation group at the Saltwater Unitarian Universalist Church in Des Moines, WA.
became a student of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche in 1975. He is a member of the Portland Shambhala Center, where he administers the prison program and is a meditation instructor and Shambhala teacher.
is volunteer Program Coordinator for the Northwest Dharma Association.
is Vice-President of the Northwest Dharma Association.
is a poet, visual artist and a psychotherapist in private practice in Portland, Oregon. Her most recent poetry collection is entitled Storytelling in Cambodia, Calyx Books. Her website is: www.threewayconversation.org. During the month of April she will have an exhibit of her ceramic sculpture at the Guardino Gallery, Portland. She is a member of the Portland Shambhala Center.
is current President of the Northwest Dharma Association.
is Immediate Past President of the Northwest Dharma Association and editor of the Northwest Dharma News.
Kobai Scott Whitney
is spiritual director of the Plum Mountain Buddhist Community. Active in prison dharma and Buddhist recovery circles in the Northwest, he lives in Aberdeen, Washington.
Caterina De Re, Jacqueline Mandell, Kuya Minogue, Lenny Reed, Willa Schneberg. Others courtesy of: The Economics of Happiness, Prison Dharma Press, Wikipedia.
Cover Photo: Gary Skiff.
Julie Welch, Spring 2011.