Vickie Reiju Cumberland has been an active member of the Rime Center since 2005. She took Refuge Vows with Lama Chuck Stanford and has taken many classes with Lama Matt and the other senior Dharma students and visiting teachers. In 2018, Vickie took Jukai with one of those visiting teachers, Karen Maezen Miller, at the Hazy Moon Zen Center in Los Angeles, establishing a formal student/teacher relationship in the Soto Zen tradition.
Vickie has been the Treasurer and Board of Directors member of the Rime Center since 2010. She holds an MBA from Rockhurst University and has worked in the accounting profession for more than forty years.