Young Buddhist Association (YBA)

Young Buddhist Association (YBA)

About YBA

The Mountain View Young Buddhist Association is a youth group for high school students seeking to learn more about the teachings of the Dharma and how to implement them in their daily lives.

YBA is a great opportunity for high school students to make new friends, learn more about Buddhism and connect with the Temple community. The YBA holds monthly general meetings, attends conferences, and participates in religious retreats. Some of their favorite activities are the Mountain View Obon Festival, the YBA Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser and an annual camping trip at the beach.

YBA Board

President: Allyson Itow
Vice-President: Jillian Higa
Treasurer: Lacey Armistead
Recording Secretary: Kiera Nishimoto
Corresponding Secretary: Emi Hirabayashi
Religious Chairperson: Brad Aquino
Activities Chairperson: Connor Sato
Coast District Representative: Chris Hojo
Historians: Danica Lim and Kendall Inouye


Brent Izutsu
Yumi Higa
Tricia Hojo
Traci Inouye
Debbie Sato
Parent Coordinator: Julie Uyekubo
Minister Advisor: Reverend Mukojima