Jim Rosborough

Jim Rosborough

Fierce Loving Dolphin Jim has carried the energy of a wise caring Elder from the day he completed his training weekend in 1995. He has been a mentor to all whose lives he has touched. Jim began staffing PIT groups in 2006, becoming the PIT Leader Steward from...
Steve Spitzer

Steve Spitzer

Silerback Steve has worked tirelessly in the Jericho Circle Project, an organization he was inspired to create after his NWTA Weekend, for almost two decades. Dealing with the Department of Corrections would be enough to frustrate most people to tears, but no matter...
Nelson Oostenink

Nelson Oostenink

Rainbow Trout Nelson is one of the founding members of the Northwest Community and his vision, passion and leadership have been instrumental in creating the foundation of what this center is today. During a time of major personnel and financial reorganization for the...
Allan Podbelsek

Allan Podbelsek

Loving Lama the Visionary This Celebration would not be truly valid without the inclusion of Allan. From the outset of his initiation, he was involved in the formation of the MKP Elders. He is a Ritual Elder Emeritus and has staffed 80 weekends. He was the Elder Chair...
Tom Reilly

Tom Reilly

Grandfather Buffalo Tom Reilly has been an elder in New England since 2010. Since that time, he has served in many capacities. Here is a partial list of the amazing work Tom has done and is still doing for our Area and MKP: Served as a lead elder for three years;...
John Lindermuth

John Lindermuth

White Swan Deceased September 5, 2019 John Lindermuth exhibited a quiet, elegant spirit that was welcomed and respected by everyone. He was a neurosurgeon who donated his time and talent working with charities and performing surgeries throughout the world. He...
Dave Lortscher

Dave Lortscher

Buck, The Brave Deceased November 3, 2018 We celebrate J. David Lortscher as a model of eldership. Known to us as ‘Dr. Dave’ and ‘Buck, The Brave’ he was one among that first noble few who began our community. A collective from the personal growth work of LifeStream...
Paul Moss

Paul Moss

Vigilant Sage Deceased November 24, 2012 “Be who you is, not who you ain’t, ‘cause if you ain’t who you is, you is who you ain’t.” Paul’s smiling nudge to live authentically and bravely in a world we’re visiting for just a little while… What lit [Paul] up… were the...
Paul Mulford

Paul Mulford

Elder Owl Paul Mulford – Elder Owl – is chosen by his brothers in Upstate New York as one whose eldership we gladly honor. On discovering this unique brotherhood, he recognized clearly that his mission was to serve others in the ways elders serve. His...