Leadership Council

The Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver uses a leadership structure called the Four Pillars Model:

  • Governance
  • Economy 
  • Practice & Education 
  • Protection

The head positions of the Four Pillars comprise the Leadership Council, which is responsible for the overall vision, manifestation, and policy our center.

SMCD Leadership Council Members:

Drew Bromfield, Rusung
Amy Turino & Laurie Lavine, Interim Center Director’s
Carolyn Pickton, Director of Finance
Amy Turino, Families & Children Coordinator
Open, Director of Practice & Education
Laurie Lavine, Representative, Office of Culture & Decorum
Lisa Sewald, Representative, Office of Societal Health & Well-being
Dhi Good, Shastri (standing invitation)
Denise Wuensch, Shastri (standing invitation)

Monthly Leadership Council sessions are open meetings for all to attend. Please feel warmly invited to share any agenda items, request, or comments and concerns by emailing our Center Director’s. 


All leadership contact information can be found here.