The 2022 Ron Hering Awards

24th Annual Event – Hosted by the ManKind Project Switzerland

Do you know a man in your community who stands out by living his life in Mission?

Hello brothers of the world,

The Swiss community is happy and proud to be able to host this year’s Ron Hering Award. I invite all of us to join our efforts to joyfully prepare the meeting, which will allow us to celebrate men among us.

With this celebration, we will thank several men, guys who had the inspiration and the guts to start a movement of positive transformation across the world and cultures.

Through this celebration, we will thank the men who have invested themselves year after year so that the movement of transformation touches each and every one of us.

In this celebration we will honor the Trial-and-Error that we have done, we will cry for the suffering that has been involved, but mostly we will be grateful for the transformation that we have experienced.

On behalf of the MKP-Switzerland community,

Marc Sneiders
luminous and mischievous Bear
In the role of President of MKP-Switzerland


Bonjour hommes et frères du monde,

La communauté Suisse est heureuse et fière de pouvoir accueillir cette année le Ron Hering Award. Je nous invite tous à réunir nos efforts pour préparer avec joie la rencontre qui nous permettra de célébrer des hommes parmi nous.

Par cette célébration, ce sont quelques hommes que nous remercierons, des gars qui auront eu l’inspiration et les tripes de lancer un mouvement de transformation positive à travers le monde et les cultures.

Par cette célébration, nous remercierons les hommes qui se sont investis année après année pour que le mouvement de transformation touche chacun de nous.

Par cette célébration nous honorerons les apprentissages par essais et erreurs que nous avons fait, nous pleurerons les souffrances qui y ont été liées mais surtout nous marquerons notre gratitude pour la transformation vécue.

Au nom de la communauté MKP-Suisse,
Marc Sneiders
Ours lumineux et espiègle
dans le rôle de président de MKP-Suisse


Hallo Männer und Brüder in aller Welt

Die Schweizer Gemeinschaft ist glücklich und stolz, dieses Jahr den Ron Hering Award zu empfangen. Ich lade uns alle ein, unsere Kräfte zu bündeln und uns mit Freude auf das Treffen vorzubereiten, bei dem wir Männer unter uns ehren werden.

Mit dieser Ehrung werden wir drei Männern danken – Männern, die die Inspiration und die Guts hatten, eine positive Transformation für Menschen in der ganzen Welt und über Kulturen hinweg in Gang zu setzen.

Mit dieser Ehrung werden wir den Männern danken, die sich Jahr für Jahr dafür eingesetzt haben, dass die Transformation jeden von uns erreicht.

Mit dieser Ehrung ehren wir die durch Versuch und Irrtum geprägten Lernprozesse, die wir durchlaufen haben, wir betrauern die damit verbundenen Leiden, aber vor allem bringen wir unsere Dankbarkeit für die erlebte Transformation zum Ausdruck.

Im Namen der Gemeinschaft von MKP Schweiz
Marc Sneiders
Leuchtender und schelmischer Bärin
der Rolle des Präsidenten von MKP Schweiz

See others who have received this award.

The process the Regions/Centers/Areas use for nominating a man or men is left to each Region / Area — each having its own system for nomination and selection. The Elder Community has stepped up in many Regions / Areas to spearhead this effort. Contact your Region / Area Director to find your local point man.

For New Warrior Brothers

Think of the men you know. Have conversations in your I-Group. Collect information about a man or group you know as a model of service having an impact in the world from your community and bring that information to your Region / Area Ron Hering Award representative or team. If you don’t know who that is, contact your Area Administrator, Area Steward or Regional Leader.

For Ron Hering Selection Teams

When your Region / Area has made its Official selection, please use the following form: CLICK HERE. You will need to supply the following information via the webform:

  1. Recipient’s Name – How he would like it to appear on the plaque
  2. Recipient’s Inner Resource / Animal Name
  3. Recipient’s Mission
  4. Recipient’s Contact Information
  5. Region/Center/Area Name – How you would like it to appear on the plaque
  6. One paragraph description of the man’s work in the world for which he is being honored – less than 150 words.
  7. Brief personal bio of recipient – less than 50 words
  8. Good color photo of the man or men, if possible have one taken for this purpose. The image should then be transferred to a digital format, either JPG, or GIF. The digital image should be within the range of 3 x 4 inches, either in portrait or landscape. It can then be uploaded via the webform.
  9. Permission from the man to make this information public at the Award Ceremony [more on this below], on our website and in the media (TV, Newspaper, Radio).
  10. A mailing address for the award to be posted out to (this can be done directly to the man or ideally to a community representative who will then coordinate its presentation at a local honoring ceremony).



The Ron Hering Award Presentation Ceremony will be held online via Zoom Meeting in March or April 2023 on two consecutive days at different times to welcome as many Award Winners from the global Brotherhood as possible. Announcements for the dates and times will go out in early 2023.

Thank you!

On behalf of the Switzerland Ron Hering Team:

Marc Sneiders and François-Xavier Poizat

… and the MKP USA Support Team

Kevin Hauber & Jim Katona – MKP USA Mission Circle

Dan Baldwin, Boysen Hodgson, Sultani Trip