Application period now open for EBMC board of directors

The East Bay Meditation Center’s Leadership Sangha (LSangha), or board of directors, is now seeking new members. The application period is from June 1 to 5 pm on July 7, 2017.

LSangha members serve 3 year terms, and the average weekly time commitment for an LSangha member is 5 hours per week. LSangha members are primarily responsible for stewarding EBMC and setting strategic direction for the organization within the LSangha/staff Shared Leadership model. All LSangha members are guided by the principles of Shared Leadership* for the good of the whole to move the work of the organization forward.

If you or someone you know is interested, here’s what you need to do:

  1. Read what your role and responsibilities would be if you were to join the LSangha by clicking here. (This is a position description for EBMC board members.)
  2. Next, please take a look at the 2017 LSangha Giving and Fundraising Plan by clicking here.
  3. The third step is to download the LSangha application in Word by clicking here. Fill it out and email to The application deadline is July 7, 2017, 5:00 pm.

*  Shared Leadership at EBMC is both a collaborative governance system based on mutual accountability and a culture of respect and inclusion rooted in Dharmic society values.  Our shared leadership approach stewards the mission and vision of the organization through role clarity, transparency, compassionate confrontation and timely attention to areas of tension.