David Lewis has been following the dharma path for 45 years and has a degree in comparative religious studies. He teaches Insight Meditation and enjoys sharing the dharma at several sanghas around the Bay Area. He is a proud longtime member of GBF.
Dale Borglum founded and directed the Hanuman Foundation Dying Center in
Santa Fe, New Mexico, the first residential facility in the United States to support
conscious dying. Working with Ram Dass and Stephen Levine, Dale helped found the
conscious dying movement in the West. He has been the Executive Director of the
Living/Dying Project in Santa Fe and since 1986 in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Jetsun Zerdan Kelsang Phunrab is an American Kadampa Buddhist monk. Zerdan has been ordained for 17 years, and a practicing Buddhist for more than 22 years. He was ordained in Ulverston, England by a Gelugpa monk, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. He began his ordained life by helping to create a Buddhist temple by teaching meditation and Buddhadharma in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Zerdan now lives a humble life in Eugene, Oregon, keeping his vows, maintaining a vegan and minimalist lifestyle, and sharing a warm, gentle heart and joyful attitude.