For five days in April members of the interim board met together at Pine Mountain Buddhist Temple in southern California, Rev. Master Phoebe's home Temple. Rev. Master Saido, Bob McGraw and Rev. Alicia flew over from the UK, Pam Hunter Johnson drove down from northern California, Rev. Berthold drove down from Shasta Abbey, and Rev. Master Jigen joined the meetings from the UK via Internet connection. Andrea Spark came too, to support us by preparing our meals and refreshments, for which we are hugely grateful. Sadly, Rev.