Volunteer Positions

The Shambhala Center is an all-volunteer organization with many opportunities for attendees to step up and offer their knowledge, skills and abilities to help propagate Dharma.  Below, we identify the person(s) currently assigned to lead each position.   If you would like to help in a given area, please contact that lead person.  Jobs are grouped within the four pillars: Government (Administration), Economy, Protection (Dorje Kasung), and Practice and Education.

Blue text jobs are appointed by Shambhala International or NorCal Shambhala Green text jobs are appointed by DSMC

Pillar of Government (Administration)

Center C0-Directors (Elvia Garcia and Mark Robinson)
Administrative Assistant to the Council (Jan Beange)


Culture and Decorum (Pat Medeiros)

Societal Health and Well Being (Deb Curry)

Pillar of Economy

Finance (Chagdzo) (Shelley Walker-Davey)

Pillar of Protection (Dorje Kasung)

Rusung (Fernando Fierro)

Pillar of Practice and Education

Head of Practice and Education (Lyle Larson)


Davis Shambhala Center maintains a Local Resources Directory where some of these local services offer volunteer opportunities and much-appreciated services for our community.

Inevitably it seems, a list like the above is out-of-date the minute it is published, and we apologize in advance for any errors contained herein.  Please suggest updates to the above by contacting: Patti Larson at (530) 757-2861 or pbl281 at pacbell dot net.