Board of Trustees and Advisors
JNL Board of Trustees and Advisors are drawn from all three groups: Tibetan leadership (JNL President, Dolkar Gyaltsen (UMASS Amherst); Yarphel Ghani (member); Friends of Khen Rinpoche students Nancy Braxton (Clerk); Susan Downing (Treasurer); Elizabeth Ammon (member); and 5-college faculty Jay Garfield (Smith College, Dept. of Philosophy);Jamie Hubbard (Smith College, Buddhist Studies and East Asian Studies); and Ranjaana Devi (Former faculty of University of Massachusetts Dept. of Asian Arts & Culture Program); Paul Vesel (member).
JNL Advisors include Maria Heim (Amherst College, Dept. of Religion); Adi Bemak (Office of Religious & Spiritual Life); Thondup Tsering (Regional Tibetan Association Board Member); Yeshi Gyaltsen (Regional Tibetan Association Board Member).