Jan Elfers, Master of Arts in Applied Theology alum, will take on the role of interim executive director at Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon in June 2015.
Department of Religious Studies
MA, Applied Theology, Marylhurst University
BA, Antioch University
Sibyl Lundy is an Associate Minister at the Interfaith Community Church in Ballard, Washington. First as a Tibetan Buddhist student, and later as a Zen student, Lundy has studied with Tibetan lamas, Japanese Zen Masters, and American Ch'an teachers since 1985.
As a member of the Cold Mountain Zendo in Seattle, her current spiritual practice is Ch'an, the Taoist-influenced form of Buddhism that began in seventh-century China and migrated to Japan in the thirteenth century to become Zen.
She is also a project manager at the Boeing Company in Seattle, Washington, where she has taught classes and written articles about managing professional change, transition, and loss.