- Jan Chozen Bays
Teaches at the Zen Center of Oregon. She was ordained as a Zen priest in 1977 and received Dharma transmission (authority to teach) from Maezumi Roshi in 1983. She is continuing to deepen her own practice by studying with Shodo Harada Roshi of Sogen-ji Monastery in Japan.
- Nonin Chowaney
American Zen Master, trained in the Soto tradition of Zen Master Dogen. Ordained by Rev. Dainin Katagiri in Minnesota and has studied at Tassajara Zen Monastery in California and in Japan at Zuio-ji and Shogo-ji Monasteries. Received Dharma Transmission from Katagiri Roshi.
- Dae Gak
Teaches at Furnace Mountain. Received transmission from Zen Master Seung Sahn, Kwan Um School. Founded Furnace Mountain, in 1986. Guiding Teacher of the Queensland Zen Center (Australia), Lexington Zen Center, Dae Mun Zen Group of Cincinnati, and Indianapolis Zen Group.
- Rev. Nonin Chowaney
Rev. Nonin Chowaney, an American Zen master, is Nebraska Zen Center's head priest and teacher. He received formal Dharma Transmission from Rev. Katagiri and has been certified to teach by him and by the Soto Zen Church in Japan. The site contains information about the NZC as well as Dharma talks.
- Diane Rizzetto
Diane Rizzetto was born in 1942 in Boston, Massachusetts. She married at a young age and had three children. In 1978 she moved to California and soon afterwards began studying with Sojun Mel Weitsman at the Berkeley Zen Center. After practicing at the Berkeley center for several years, she began study with Charlotte Joko Beck of the Zen Center of San Diego.