Guiding Council

The Guiding Council holds a leadership role in working with the board and teachers to serve the needs of the ICD sangha. It replaces the former Guiding Teacher role with a more distributed and collaborative model.

Ian Challis

Jokai Blackwell

Lorene Jabola

Former Guiding Teachers


Beth Mulligan

Larry Yang



Cheryl Slean

Valerie Cusson

John Martin

Rene Rivera

Tenshin Fletcher Roshi

Rosamaria Segura

Phoenix Soleil

Mary Stancavage

John Taylor

Yushin Tipton

Arinna Weisman