The governance of Sweetwater Zen Center is the shared responsibility of the SWZC Voting Membership, the SWZC Teachers Circle, and the Board of Directors. Together they work with the SWZC Sangha to create and define the overall vision and goals of the Zen center, and oversee the realization and implementation of these goals through shared stewardship circles.
These governance processes are guided by the following policies and statement of principle:
- The Mission and Core Practices of Sweetwater Zen Center
- SWZC’s Core Value Statement.
- Ethics and Grievance Policy.
- Current Vision
- SWZC Voting Membership Policy.
- SWZC By laws.