Centre Leaders

We encourage you to share your inspiration, questions, suggestions, concerns, or other thoughts with any of the Victoria Shambhala Centre’s leaders. All members are invited to attend regular monthly Council meetings.
Email messages sent to victoria.shambhala@gmail.com will be forwarded.



Mike Lenz
Chagdzö (Bursar)


John CowanJohn Cowan
Societal Health and Well-Being Director


Hamish Tucker
Hamish Tucker
Practice and Education


Susan McConnell

Susan McConnell
Care and Conduct Dekyong, Membership Director


Mark HazellMark Hazell
Shastri (Senior Teacher)


Rebecca Hazell
Shastri (Senior Teacher)


Heather Midori
Culture and Decorum


Gord ShipwayGord Shipway
Shambhala Database Administrator


Michael Carpenter
Process Team Liaison