MKP USA Elects New Chairman – Mike Elser

December 16, 2011

in Community News, Recent News

On Saturday December 10, 2011 – the ManKind Project USA Board, by a unanimous vote, elected Mike Elser to serve as the MKP USA Board Chairman for 2012.


Mike has a long career of leadership and business expertise that began in the Army and continued through a successful career in the insurance industry. He currently owns and runs a PakMail Center in Newburyport, MA with his wife, Donna. Mike completed the NWTA in 2005 in Buena Vista CO, served a two year term as the Center Director of the ManKind Project New England, was a team member on the Fund the Plan initiative and currently serves as the Chair of the Membership Committee.

Mike’s mission: To co-create a world of connection and understanding by learning mentoring and creating.
Shadow mission: To create a world of chaos by judging harshly and blaming.

Elser stated in his declaration of candidacy, “I passionately believe that The ManKind Project makes a profound difference in men’s lives and is on the cusp of being able to make a profound difference in our world.”
He went on to say, “I want to see MKP USA become an organization that supports far more ‘ordinary men’ in achieving extraordinary results. We know this is possible from our own experience in MKP USA. I know I can build an organization that produces that result because I have done it before.”

You can reach Mike Elser at: or by telephone at 860.985.0013

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The ManKind Project is a global nonprofit [501 (c)(3)] charitable organization that conducts challenging and highly rewarding programs for men at every stage of life. The ManKind Project supports a global network of peer-facilitated men's groups where men mentor men through the passages of their lives. The ManKind Project empowers men to missions of service, supporting men to make a difference in the lives of men, women, and children around the world. We help men through any transition, men at all levels of success, men facing almost any challenge. Our flagship training, described by many as the most powerful men's training available, is the New Warrior Training Adventure. The ManKind Project (MKP) is not affiliated with any religious practice or political party. We strive to be increasingly inclusive and culturally aware.