Rev. Zesho Susan O'Connell

Vice President, San Francisco Zen Center

Rev. Zesho Susan O'Connell started her meditation practice in 1986. She became a resident of the San Francisco Zen Center in 1995. She was ordained as a Zen Priest by Reb Anderson in 1999 and was head student in 2004. She has been the Vice President since 2005. In her youth, she acted in many television shows and appeared in several feature films. Prior to moving into the Zen Center community, for 25 years she owned an independent film production company, with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles, where she developed screenplays and financed and produced five feature films and one TV movie.