Michael J. Nyenhuis

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Michael J. Nyenhuis "serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of MAP International. In his role, he provides overall strategic direction and leadership to a worldwide effort to bring health and hope to people living in poverty. He oversees staff in North America, South America and Africa and partnerships that reach around the globe. During his tenure, MAP has significantly grown its medicine distribution program, increased the reach of its community health development programs and received global recognition for its groundbreaking HIV/AIDS programs in Africa.

"Mr. Nyenhuis joined MAP in 1995 and held positions as Director of Information Services, Chief Operating Officer and Interim President before being named to his current role in 2000. Previously he worked as a journalist and educator, reporting on issues from the Middle East to the Amazon basin in South America.

"He has served in numerous leadership roles within the international relief and development and missions' communities including service as a member of the standards committee of the American Council for Voluntary International Action, executive committee of the Association of Evangelical Relief and Development Organizations and the board of the Evangelical Environmental Network. In his local community, Michael has provided leadership as international chair of his Rotary Club. He was previously named as one of Georgia's emerging leaders by Georgia Trend Magazine. A native of Minnesota, Michael earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin in Green Bay and later studied in the graduate communications program at the University of Florida." [1]

Member of USAID's Advisory Committee On Voluntary Foreign Aid.

External links

  • "Biography", USAID, Accessed December 2006.