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Patrick Bansho Green

Patrick Bansho Green is a Dharma Holder and the Administrator of Zen Community of Oregon. In 2013 Bansho completed Sanghakai training, a 3-year program for lay Zen students designed to cultivate different aspects of Sangha service. He co-leads sesshin, and along with his wife Laura Jomon Martin, he teaches the Just Enough: Mindfulness and Money courses at Heart of Wisdom and the Inner Critic workshop at Great Vow.

From 2006-2012 he served as ZCO Board President helping to found Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple and is currently the ZCO Treasurer. He has 20 years political organizing experience.

Aside from Sangha activities, Bansho spends an inordinate amount of time managing his fantasy baseball team, playing fetch with his golden retriever Louis, and working with labor unions across the country on issues of income inequality.