Steve Frankel

Steve Frankel

Lion King My elder journey started at age 8 or 9 on the shore of the Atlantic. Waves crashing and a deep, dark sky unveiling zillions of stars it seemed. And looking up, a wave of feeling moved through me and I clothed it with the words, “I am so small.” And then...
Steve Vedro

Steve Vedro

Luminous Owl As Elder Chair, Steven supported the growth of our Wisconsin elder community by organizing many successful Elder Retreats, and by mentoring his successors. He has served us as a Ritual Elder and as a loving facilitator of many NWTA Elder Teams. Steven’s...
Evan Lasky

Evan Lasky

Spirit Bear Erick Evan Lasky, our Elder Honoree for this Celebration, shares his 24 year eldership experience below. I was initiated in June 1997 in Colorado. Based on my history of corporate leadership, I assumed I should step on to leader track. And yet, I was not...
Frederick Whitmeyer

Frederick Whitmeyer

Wise Wolk Deceased November 27, 2018 Frederick made his presence known. If you made the mistake of calling him “Fred,” you received a quick retort: “It’s Frederick — not Fred” and that pretty much says it all. Frederick staffed in...
Bert Welch

Bert Welch

Proud Eagle Deceased December 18, 2014 Bert was a wise, quiet, deep man. He was a man full of curiosity with lots of questions, and when men left his presence, they had more to think about. He and another man, Ed Mazeika, even tried to put a book together of men they...
John Sterback

John Sterback

Four Owls Metro NY celebrates the Eldership of John Sterback, aka Four Owls and Ritual Elder Emeritus. John is a quiet, knowing Elder. He is a humble man who moves through the gifts and challenges of being an introvert to share his wisdom and blessings. We celebrate...