Zen DownEast is part of Greater Boston Zen Center (GBZC), a tax-exempt religious organization under Federal and Massachusetts law located in Cambridge, MA. The senior teaching community at Greater Boston Zen Center includes: Josh Bartok, James Cordova, Diane Fitzgerald, Kate Hartland, Carol Morley, Laura Wallace, Steve Wallace. Senior Assistant Teachers in the community include Fran Ludwig and Julie Nelson, together with many Assistant Teachers and Practice Leaders. For more information on the GBZC affiliates, see https://bostonzen.org/affiliates/. All GBZC teachers are committed to transparency, democratic decision-making at every level, equitable sharing of authority, and careful attention to issues of institutional, structural, and spiritual power with regard to their individual roles as teachers.