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OUR TEAM

OUR TEAM

Our Board of Directors, Medical Advisory Committee, Volunteers, and Staff are all committed to seeing the end of the opioid crisis.

We have a lot of great people working with us at the Steve Rummler HOPE Network, and this page is dedicated to them. We believe that the diverse backgrounds of the various people on which we rely are one of our major strengths.

Click on the name of the person you’d like to learn more about.

STAFF

These are the talented people that keep the Steve Rummler HOPE Network on the front lines of the fight against the opioid crisis.

Almarely Guerrero Sanchez

Overdose Prevention Manager

Susan Ericson

Director of Programs

Alicia Haugh

Communications and Community Relations Coordinator

Molly Booton

Director of Creative Services

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

These are the individuals who guide the vision, mission, and goals of the Steve Rummler HOPE Network. They come from all walks of life but stand united in their desire to change the associated care process and end the opioid epidemic.

William R. Rummler

Founder and Chairman Emeritus

Judy Rummler

Founder

Janie Colford

Board Chair

Peter Stiles, M.D.

Medical Director of the Pain Management Program, TRIA, Board Vice-Chair

Sarah Fjelstul

Treasurer

Anne M. Pylkas, M.D.

Medical Director of Sage Prairie Recovery, Board Secretary

STEPHEN M DELISI, MD

Assistant Dean, Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies, Center City, MN

Sol B. Ryan

Director of Housing & Online Services, The Retreat
Katherine Katzung

Katherine Katzung, FACEP, FASAM

Chair - Abbott Northwestern Emergency Department

Laurie Willhite, PharmD, CSPI

Opioid Stewardship Pharmacist, Hennepin Healthcare
Board Member, Luke Wendlant

Luke Wendlandt

Vice President of Business Development, Northstar Behavioral Health

MEDICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

These are the doctors that guide the Steve Rummler HOPE Network in the development of policy, literature, and training programs. They come from all over the county and are universally considerate and qualified.

Peter Stiles, M.D.

Medical Director of the Pain Management Program, TRIA, Board Vice-Chair

Anne M. Pylkas, M.D.

Medical Director of Sage Prairie Recovery, Board Secretary

Marvin D. Seppala, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, Center City, MN.

Miles Belgrade, M.D.

Medical Director, Pain Tele-health, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN.

Charles Reznikoff, M.D.

Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN.

Paul Satterlee, M.D.

Emergency Medicine, Allina Health, Minneapolis, MN.

Jane C. Ballantyne, M.D., F.R.C.A.

University of Washington, Medicine Professor of Education and Research, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Seattle, WA.

W. Michael Hooten, M.D.

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Division of Pain Medicine, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN.

Andrew Kolodny, M.D.

Co-Director, Opioid Policy Research, Brandeis University; Executive Director, Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing (PROP).

STEPHEN M DELISI, MD

Assistant Dean, Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies, Center City, MN

VOLUNTEERS

We simply could not continue the good work we do without the help of our amazing volunteers! There are many opportunities for you to help.

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