Jennifer Lemas is an ordained Buddhist Minister. She has been practicing Vipassana meditation since 1997, with Gil Fronsdal as her guiding teacher. Jennifer leads the Buddhism and Recovery group at IMC, offers meditation instructions to beginners and serves as program mentor for the Eightfold Path Program. She is a graduate of the Sati Center Buddhist Chaplaincy Program, Upaya’s Buddhist Chaplaincy Program and Spirit Rock's Dedicated Practitioner Program (DPP). She completed her clinical pastoral education (CPE) at Sequoia Hospital and is currently co-leading an Interfaith chaplaincy class offered by the Sati Center for Buddhist Studies.