Gen Kelsang Delek is the Resident Teacher of KMC Fraser Valley. She has been practicing and teaching meditation under the guidance of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for 30 years. She is loved by her students for her kindness, sincere example, and the clarity of her teachings.

Gen Delek teaches Tuesdays and Sundays in Abbotsford,  Thursdays in Surrey  and regular weekend courses and events. She also teaches the Foundation Program and Teacher Training Program.


 Kelsang Migden: With her gentle and loving manner, western Buddhist nun and early childhood educator Kelsang Migden presents Buddha’s teachings with joy and clarity.

Midgen teaches Wednesday evenings in South Surrey/White Rock and Sunday mornings at Meditation for Kids in Abbotsford.

Kelsang Tsalden is a western Buddhist nun and a member of the Teacher Training Program.  She has taught in many venues including Bodhichitta Centre in Victoria, Duncan, Langford and James Bay.   Tsalden draws from both her meditation and life experiences to make her teaching clear, meaningful and practical.

 Sandy Darrell is our Administrative Director.  She also has many years of teaching experience and successfully completed a six month intensive teacher training program in the UK training as a Kadampa teacher. She is a gentle compassionate teacher whose wisdom brings her teachings to life.


Jill Arseneau is our Education Program Coordinator. For many years, Jill has taught the Foundation Program and many other courses at our centre in Abbotsford.  Her practical, real-life examples and deep understanding bring these teachings to life!



Kelly McCallum is a compassionate and hardworking teacher.  For several years she offered classes for School District #42 and at the CEED centre in Maple Ridge.

Kelly is a Chaplain with BC Corrections.  She teaches meditation and Kadampa Buddhist study programs for inmates at North Fraser Pretrial Centre (Port Coquitlam) and Fraser Regional Correctional Centre (Maple Ridge).

 Laurel Leaman-Konrad: For many years Laurel  was the Education Program Coordinator of KMC Fraser Valley.   Laurel is an experienced Kadampa teacher and people enjoy her joyful, practical, true-to-life teachings.

Laurel teaches Tuesday mornings in Abbotsford and Thursday evenings in Maple Ridge.

Todd Arseneau is a fun, down to earth teacher at KMC Fraser Valley. His teachings are earnest,  warm and humble – a joy to receive!

Todd teaches the Friday evening Inner Peace & Pie class in Abbotsford.

Gloria Borrows has a kind, patient heart that shines through in each and every one of her clear, inspiring teachings. In the past, Gloria kindly volunteered as our Administrative Director.

Gloria teaches Thursday evenings in Maple Ridge.

Bonnie Fulford  has been studying Dharma for many years at KMC Fraser Valley.   Bonnie’s teachings show her enthusiasm for practically using the teachings of Buddha to solve our daily problems.

Bonnie teaches Thursday evenings in Chilliwack.