Sensei Patrick Bansho Green

Patrick Bansho Green has practiced with the Zen Community of Oregon since 2004 and received Lay Transmission from Chozen Bays and Hogen Bays in 2019.

As board president, he led the effort to found Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple, a lay practice center in Portland, Oregon.

Prior to becoming the current full time Administrator for ZCO, Bansho worked for twenty years in the labor movement leading social and economic justice political and legislative campaigns.