Board Committees

Programs: This committee schedules guest leaders for Wednesday evenings, plans and organizes guest speakers for weekend events, coordinates the residential retreats and provides Wednesday night volunteer greeters and helpers. Elizabeth Kabalka, Programs Chair. Contact at:

PR/Communications: ​​​​​​​The mission of the PR/Communications committee is to provide internal /external communications that support our presence in the regional community and to ensure that these communications are offered in a manner consistent with the teachings of the Buddha. The responsibilities of this committee include: website design and update, IMCC logo, public service announcements, media outreach, Zoom meetings management, monthly IMCC newsletter, and social media posts. 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 candidates to serve on the Board of Directors, board committees and as Dharma leaders. The committee also reviews potential guest leaders for Wednesday evenings. Denise Owens, Personnel Committee Chair. Contact at: