Palo Alto Buddhist Temple Board of Directors




The PABT Board of Directors consists of 30 members, each of whom hold three-year terms. Officers include: President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, Secretary, Religious Coordinator, Controller, Auditor and Ex-Officio.

The temple board of directors meets every second Wednesday of the month at 7:30 PM in the mini-chapel. All are welcome to attend, it is a great way to learn about the various events and activities happening at the Temple.

2019 Executive Officers

President - Don Gee
1st Vice President - Laura Nagareda & Joanne Chow
2st Vice President - Don Tirsell
Secretary - Carl Yanari
Religious Chair Coordinator - Joanne Gozawa
Controller - Gary Sakamoto
Auditor - Don Styles
Ex-Officio - Chuck Dene
Resident Minister - Rev. Dean Koyama

Board Members

Term expires 12/2019
Joanne Gozawa
Jeff Herman
Terrie Masuda
JoAnn McLennan
Anoop Sinha

Term expires 12/2020
Don Gee
Bruce Kuwano
June Matsueda
Gary Sakamoto
Don Tirsell

Term expires 12/2021
Joanne Chow
Laura Nagareda
Tracy Okamoto
Don Styles
Carl Yanari