Board Committees

Programs: This committee schedules guest leaders for Wednesday evenings, plans and organizes guest speakers for weekend events, assists with the annual residential retreat, leads the book discussion groups, and provides the Wednesday night volunteer coordinators. Elizabeth Kabalka, Programs Chair. Contact at:

Public Relations: ​​​​​​​The mission of the public relations committee is to provide internal and external communications to support presence and visibility in the regional community and to ensure that these communications are presented in a consistent manner/image. The responsibilities of this committee include: website design and update, IMCC logo, public service announcements, media outreach, assemble and distribute the monthly IMCC newsletter. Thia Powers, Public Relations Chair. Contact at:

Metta: The Metta Committee fosters community among members and provides support to members as needed. This committee endeavors to keep the sangha connected through social events, and community service events. Denise Owens, Metta Committee Chair. Contact at:

Finance: The Finance committee is responsible for maintaining our financial books which includes: monthly payment of bills, reconciling accounts and preparation of financial reports. The committee also prepares a proposed annual operating budget for the Board. Yi-Jun Lin, Finance Chair. Contact at:

Personnel: The Personnel committee reviews and proposes people to the Board to serve on the Board of Directors, various board committees and as Dharma leaders. The committee also reviews potential guest leaders for Wednesday evenings. Denise Owens, Personnel Committee Chair. Contact at: