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BOARD/COMMISSION:  Opioid Epidemic Response Advisory Council


Address

540 Cedar St.
St. Paul, MN
55101


Supporting Entity/Enabling Legislation Supported by Department of Human Services (DHS)

ENABLING LEGISLATION
Enabled: 07-01-2019

Chair and Contact
CONTACT
Neerja Singh
(651) 431-2246
  • CHAIR
Membership

Subd. 2. Membership. (a) The council shall consist of the following 19 voting members, appointed by the commissioner of human services except as otherwise specified, and three nonvoting members:

(1) two members of the house of representatives, appointed in the following sequence:  the first from the majority party appointed by the speaker of the house and the second from the minority party appointed by the minority leader. Of these two members, one member must represent a district outside of the seven-county metropolitan area, and one member must represent a district that includes the seven-county metropolitan area. The appointment by the minority leader must ensure that this requirement for geographic diversity in appointments is met;

(2) two members of the senate, appointed in the following sequence: the first from the majority party appointed by the senate majority leader and the second from the minority party appointed by the senate minority leader. Of these two members, one member must represent a district outside of the seven-county metropolitan area and one member must represent a district that includes the seven-county metropolitan area. The appointment by the minority leader must ensure that this requirement for geographic diversity in appointments is met;

(3) one member appointed by the Board of Pharmacy;

(4) one member who is a physician appointed by the Minnesota Medical Association;

(5) one member representing opioid treatment programs, sober living programs, or substance use disorder programs licensed under chapter 245G;

(6) one member appointed by the Minnesota Society of Addiction Medicine who is an

addiction psychiatrist;

(7) one member representing professionals providing alternative pain management therapies, including, but not limited to, acupuncture, chiropractic, or massage therapy;

(8) one member representing nonprofit organizations conducting initiatives to address the opioid epidemic, with the commissioner's initial appointment being a member representing the Steve Rummler Hope Network, and subsequent appointments representing this or other organizations;

 (9) one member appointed by the Minnesota Ambulance Association, who is serving with an ambulance service as an emergency medical technician, advanced emergency medical technician, or paramedic;

(10) one member representing the Minnesota courts who is a judge or law enforcement officer;

(11) one public member who is a Minnesota resident and who is in opioid addiction recovery;

(12) two members representing Indian tribes, one representing the Ojibwe tribes and one representing the Dakota tribes;

(13) one public member who is a Minnesota resident and who is suffering from chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition;

(14) one mental health advocate representing persons with mental illness;

(15) one member representing the Minnesota Hospital Association;

(16) one member representing a local health department; and

(17) the commissioners of human services, health, and corrections, or their designees, who shall be ex officio nonvoting members of the council.

Member Info

COMPENSATION

  • Per Diem: $
  • Other Compensation:

MEMBERSHIP DETAILS

  • Requires Older Member - no
  • Requires Senate Approval - no
  • Members file campaign finance and disclosure - no

Entity Powers and Duties, Activity Summary

Subdivision 1.  Establishment of the advisory council.  (a) The Opiate Epidemic Response Advisory Council is established to develop and implement a comprehensive and effective statewide effort to address the opioid addiction and overdose epidemic in Minnesota. The council shall focus on: 

(1) prevention and education, including public education and awareness for adults and youth, prescriber education, the development and sustainability of opioid overdose prevention and education programs, the role of adult protective services in prevention and response, and providing financial support to local law enforcement agencies for opiate antagonist programs; 

(2) training on the treatment of opioid addiction, including the use of all Food and Drug Administration approved opioid addiction medications, detoxification, relapse prevention, patient assessment, individual treatment planning, counseling, recovery supports, diversion control, and other best practices; 

(3) the expansion and enhancement of a continuum of care for opioid-related substance use disorders, including primary prevention, early intervention, treatment, recovery, and aftercare services; and 

(4) the development of measures to assess and protect the ability of cancer patients and survivors, persons battling life threatening illnesses, persons suffering from severe chronic pain, and persons at the end stages of life, who legitimately need prescription pain medications, to maintain their quality of life by accessing these pain medications without facing unnecessary barriers. The measures must also address the needs of individuals described in this clause who are elderly or who reside in underserved or rural areas of the state. 

(b) The council shall: 

(1) review local, state, and federal initiatives and activities related to education, prevention, treatment, and services for individuals and families experiencing and affected by opioid use disorder; 

(2) establish priorities to address the state's opioid epidemic, for the purpose of recommending initiatives to fund; 

(3) recommend to the commissioner of human services specific projects and initiatives to be funded; 

(4) ensure that available funding is allocated to align with other state and federal funding, to achieve the greatest impact and ensure a coordinated state effort; 

(5) consult with the commissioners of human services, health, and management and budget to develop measurable outcomes to determine the effectiveness of funds allocated; and 

(6) develop recommendations for an administrative and organizational framework for the allocation, on a sustainable and ongoing basis, of any money deposited into the separate account under section 16A.151, subdivision 2, paragraph (f), in order to address the opioid abuse and overdose epidemic in Minnesota and the areas of focus specified in paragraph (a). 

(c) The council, in consultation with the commissioner of management and budget, and within available appropriations, shall select from the awarded grants projects that include promising practices or theory-based activities for which the commissioner of management and budget shall conduct evaluations using experimental or quasi-experimental design. Grants awarded to proposals that include promising practices or theory-based activities and that are selected for an evaluation shall be administered to support the experimental or quasi-experimental evaluation and require grantees to collect and report information that is needed to complete the evaluation. The commissioner of management and budget, under section 15.08, may obtain additional relevant data to support the experimental or quasi-experimental evaluation studies. 

(d) The council, in consultation with the commissioners of human services, health, public safety, and management and budget, shall establish goals related to addressing the opioid epidemic and determine a baseline against which progress shall be monitored and set measurable outcomes, including benchmarks. The goals established must include goals for prevention and public health, access to treatment, and multigenerational impacts. The council shall use existing measures and data collection systems to determine baseline data against which progress shall be measured. The council shall include the proposed goals, the measurable outcomes, and proposed benchmarks to meet these goals in its initial report to the legislature under subdivision 5, paragraph (a), due January 31, 2021.

ACTIVITY SUMMARY



Meeting Information
Meetings typically last: Quarterly meetings 6 hours. Monthly check-in 2-4 hours.
Meeting Frequency: Meeting Frequency: 50% of meetings will be at Elmer L. Anderson Human Services Building or another location in the metro area and 50% of meetings will be outside of the metro area. This is subject to change based on the needs of the committee.

Meetings are held at:
Meetings are held at: The chair shall convene the council at least quarterly, and may convene other meetings as necessary. The chair shall convene meetings at different locations in the state to provide geographic access, and shall ensure that at least one-half of the meetings are held at locations outside of the seven-county metropolitan area.


Fiscal Information
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Open Positions (0)
No Open Positions

NAME
POSITION
APPLICATION DATE
ACTION
Mr. Corey Schlesinger
Direct Appointments
7/3/2019
Daniel Starkka danielstarkka@yahoo.com
Direct Appointments
7/8/2019
Naz Gurel
Direct Appointments
7/11/2019
Nathan Koranda
Direct Appointments
7/24/2019
Wendy Burt
Minnesota Hospital Association Representative
7/2/2019
Dr Kathryn Nixdorf kenixdorf@gmail.com
Minnesota Hospital Association Representative
7/16/2019
Cuong Pham
Minnesota Hospital Association Representative
7/17/2019
Dr. Bret Haake
Minnesota Hospital Association Representative
7/29/2019
Rachel Johnson
Mental Health Advocate Representative
7/9/2019
Uyen Le
Mental Health Advocate Representative
7/10/2019
Robert Morneau
Mental Health Advocate Representative
7/16/2019
Kelli Bodie-Miner
Mental Health Advocate Representative
7/19/2019
Ms Esther Muturi emungai08@gmail.com
Mental Health Advocate Representative
7/22/2019
Ms. Leah Ryan
Mental Health Advocate Representative
7/23/2019
ms Caitlin Baldwin
Mental Health Advocate Representative
7/23/2019
Jesse O'Connor
Mental Health Advocate Representative
7/23/2019
Dr. Jean Balestrery
Mental Health Advocate Representative
7/23/2019
Open Door Health Care Rochelle Perry perry.rochelle@odhc.org
Mental Health Advocate Representative
7/23/2019
Ryanne Mellick
Mental Health Advocate Representative
7/24/2019
Christina Veerkamp
Mental Health Advocate Representative
7/26/2019
WELLNESS IN THE WOODS JODE FREYHOLTZ-LONDON jode@mnwitw.org
Mental Health Advocate Representative
7/26/2019
Kaleigh Frey kaleighjfrey@gmail.com
Mental Health Advocate Representative
7/28/2019
Ryanne Mellick
Mental Health Advocate Representative
7/29/2019
Jessica Hill
Mental Health Advocate Representative
7/30/2019
Natasha Stepka
Mental Health Advocate Representative
7/31/2019
Trena Allbritton
Mental Health Advocate Representative
8/2/2019
EVELYN COMBS ecombs@touchstonemh.org
Mental Health Advocate Representative
8/5/2019
Danielle Lien
Mental Health Advocate Representative
8/5/2019
Bradford Teslow
Mental Health Advocate Representative
8/12/2019
Michael McGraw
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
7/2/2019
Mr Robert Peterson
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
7/9/2019
Mr. James Marthaler MA
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
7/9/2019
https://afrolatinonews.wixsite.com/jdes Carmen Robles afrolatino.news@yahoo.com
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
7/11/2019
Mr Johnnie Forrest Jr
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
7/13/2019
Sharon Obst
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
7/19/2019
Ms. Tina Sanz
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
7/22/2019
Cammie LaValle
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
7/22/2019
Angela Brademan
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
7/22/2019
Mr Kurt Kuehn
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
7/23/2019
Kathryn Nevins DNP
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
7/23/2019
MS Jenifer Markoe
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
7/23/2019
Kim Pettman
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
7/25/2019
Malia Cole
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
7/26/2019
Leanne Larson sweetpea1965@comcast.net
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
7/26/2019
1962 REBECCA ROOKER rookerrebecca@gmail.com
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
7/28/2019
Richard Sheldon
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
7/29/2019
Margaret Speer
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
8/2/2019
Rae Blaylark
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
8/5/2019
Ms Kathleen Reilly Lifeoreilly197@msn.com
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
8/5/2019
Aaron Wittnebel
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
8/10/2019
Thomas Bourque
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
8/15/2019
Thomas Bourque
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
8/15/2019
MN Naida Medicine Crow
Minnesota Indian Tribes Representatives (Dakota & Ojibwe)
7/9/2019
Sandra Blake
Minnesota Indian Tribes Representatives (Dakota & Ojibwe)
7/12/2019
Merlin Deegan merlin.deegan@whiteearth-nsn.gov
Minnesota Indian Tribes Representatives (Dakota & Ojibwe)
7/17/2019
Dr. Darin Prescott
Minnesota Indian Tribes Representatives (Dakota & Ojibwe)
7/17/2019
Nicole Anderson
Minnesota Indian Tribes Representatives (Dakota & Ojibwe)
7/22/2019
Donna Ennis
Minnesota Indian Tribes Representatives (Dakota & Ojibwe)
7/23/2019
Vice Chairman Eugene Tibbetts
Minnesota Indian Tribes Representatives (Dakota & Ojibwe)
8/2/2019
Richard Latterner
Minnesota Indian Tribes Representatives (Dakota & Ojibwe)
8/5/2019
Margarita Margarita Ortega
Minnesota Indian Tribes Representatives (Dakota & Ojibwe)
9/16/2019
Tiffany Irvin
Public Member (in opioid addiction recovery)
7/1/2019
Michelle Shears Whitman
Public Member (in opioid addiction recovery)
7/4/2019
Sheri Melander-smith
Public Member (in opioid addiction recovery)
7/8/2019
Mr. David Marion
Public Member (in opioid addiction recovery)
7/9/2019
Mr Paul Bartel
Public Member (in opioid addiction recovery)
7/11/2019
Ms Rhonda Maricle Danielson
Public Member (in opioid addiction recovery)
7/11/2019
Daphne Shabaiash
Public Member (in opioid addiction recovery)
7/18/2019
Julie Hooker
Public Member (in opioid addiction recovery)
7/19/2019
Kevin Egan
Public Member (in opioid addiction recovery)
7/19/2019
Ms. Willie Pearl Evans wpevans4037@yahoo.com
Public Member (in opioid addiction recovery)
7/21/2019
Colin Cash
Public Member (in opioid addiction recovery)
7/23/2019
Laura Dodd
Public Member (in opioid addiction recovery)
7/23/2019
Tishalene Frazier
Public Member (in opioid addiction recovery)
7/24/2019
9527382022 Sidney Brown
Public Member (in opioid addiction recovery)
7/24/2019
Philip Rutherford
Public Member (in opioid addiction recovery)
7/24/2019
Philip Rutherford
Public Member (in opioid addiction recovery)
7/24/2019
Amy Conant
Public Member (in opioid addiction recovery)
7/26/2019
Josh Moe
Public Member (in opioid addiction recovery)
7/28/2019
Dr. Todd Dickson
Public Member (in opioid addiction recovery)
8/5/2019
Richard Sheldon
Public Member (in opioid addiction recovery)
8/6/2019
Lt. Jeff Kazel
Minnesota Courts Representative ( judge or law enforcement officer)
7/2/2019
Mr. Shaun Floerke
Minnesota Courts Representative ( judge or law enforcement officer)
7/9/2019
Ms. Nicole Starr
Minnesota Courts Representative ( judge or law enforcement officer)
7/22/2019
Tara Kalar
Minnesota Courts Representative ( judge or law enforcement officer)
7/23/2019
D Wahwassuck
Minnesota Courts Representative ( judge or law enforcement officer)
7/23/2019
Chief Deputy Brian Mueller
Minnesota Courts Representative ( judge or law enforcement officer)
7/29/2019
Hon. Shan Wang
Minnesota Courts Representative ( judge or law enforcement officer)
7/29/2019
Hon. Gina Brandt
Minnesota Courts Representative ( judge or law enforcement officer)
7/29/2019
Hon. Gina Brandt
Minnesota Courts Representative ( judge or law enforcement officer)
7/30/2019
Joseph Banks
Minnesota Courts Representative ( judge or law enforcement officer)
9/13/2019
SANDRA BOURESSA
Alternative Pain Management Therapies Representative
6/28/2019
Heidi Kimmer
Alternative Pain Management Therapies Representative
7/1/2019
Jason Landry
Alternative Pain Management Therapies Representative
7/1/2019
Dr. Michele Maiers
Alternative Pain Management Therapies Representative
7/3/2019
Dr. Jodi Peltier
Alternative Pain Management Therapies Representative
7/6/2019
Anna Bankey
Alternative Pain Management Therapies Representative
7/9/2019
Christine Ohotto
Alternative Pain Management Therapies Representative
7/9/2019
Bonnie Bolash
Alternative Pain Management Therapies Representative
7/19/2019
Dr. Vivi-Ann Fischer v.fischer@fulcrumhealthinc.org
Alternative Pain Management Therapies Representative
7/22/2019
Mrs. Toni Napier
Alternative Pain Management Therapies Representative
7/28/2019
Kathleen Davis
Alternative Pain Management Therapies Representative
8/2/2019
Julie Hooker
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/8/2019
Joni Buffalohead buffa003@umn.edu
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/9/2019
Ms. Natalya Kandakova
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/10/2019
Dan Cain
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/10/2019
Kevin Evenson
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/10/2019
Nathan Erickson
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/11/2019
Kristen Bewley
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/12/2019
Craig Johnson
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/12/2019
Michelle Wilson Michelle Wilson
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/12/2019
Janet Wilkinson
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/15/2019
Cathy Harvieux
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/15/2019
Dr. Kurt DeVine
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/16/2019
Heather Bell MD
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/19/2019
MS. Stephanie Devich
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/19/2019
George Lewis George Lewis
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/20/2019
Dr. Roy Sutherland PHD
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/21/2019
Adam Vake
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/22/2019
Charles Reznikoff
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/22/2019
Mrs. Lindsay Misquadace-Berg
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/22/2019
Lisa Luckhardt
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/23/2019
Erin Dixon
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/23/2019
Sadie Hosley
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/23/2019
Mr Eric Bacon
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/23/2019
Kenneth Roberts
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/23/2019
Daniel Eby
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/25/2019
Alliance wellness center yussuf shafie
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/25/2019
Profession counseling centers Elizbeth Ericson
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/25/2019
Timothy Innis
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/28/2019
Mr Brian Zirbes
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/29/2019
Mr James Wynne
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/29/2019
Carrie Salsness
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/29/2019
Brian Dyke
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/29/2019
Jeremy Hover
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
7/30/2019
Dr Lisa Vollmer
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
8/3/2019
New Life Treatment Center Scott Radloff scott.r@newlifetreatment.com
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
8/5/2019
Mrs Tabatha Brown
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
8/6/2019
Tiffany Hunsley tifhuns@yahoo.com
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
8/6/2019
Chris Edrington Chris Edrington
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
8/6/2019
Dr. Antony Stately
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
8/6/2019
Ms Eva Pickeral
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
8/7/2019
Owner Von-Shan Billingsley
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
8/12/2019
Owner Von-Shan Billingsley
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
8/12/2019
Joni Buffalohead buffa003@umn.edu
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
9/5/2019
Michael Goar
Nonprofit Organization (conducting initiatives to address opioid epidemic) * Note the initial appointment is for a member representing the Steve Rummler Hope Network
7/2/2019
Sue Purchase
Nonprofit Organization (conducting initiatives to address opioid epidemic) * Note the initial appointment is for a member representing the Steve Rummler Hope Network
7/8/2019
Deborah Moses d.moses@houseofcharity.org
Nonprofit Organization (conducting initiatives to address opioid epidemic) * Note the initial appointment is for a member representing the Steve Rummler Hope Network
7/9/2019
Cathy Harvieux
Nonprofit Organization (conducting initiatives to address opioid epidemic) * Note the initial appointment is for a member representing the Steve Rummler Hope Network
7/9/2019
Machelle Benson idigit2018@gmail.com
Nonprofit Organization (conducting initiatives to address opioid epidemic) * Note the initial appointment is for a member representing the Steve Rummler Hope Network
7/9/2019
Brit Culp
Nonprofit Organization (conducting initiatives to address opioid epidemic) * Note the initial appointment is for a member representing the Steve Rummler Hope Network
7/10/2019
Jessica Hill
Nonprofit Organization (conducting initiatives to address opioid epidemic) * Note the initial appointment is for a member representing the Steve Rummler Hope Network
7/10/2019
Ms. Laura Phelps
Nonprofit Organization (conducting initiatives to address opioid epidemic) * Note the initial appointment is for a member representing the Steve Rummler Hope Network
7/11/2019
liliana Torres Nordahl ltorresnord@gmail.com
Nonprofit Organization (conducting initiatives to address opioid epidemic) * Note the initial appointment is for a member representing the Steve Rummler Hope Network
7/12/2019
Virginia Ghafoor
Nonprofit Organization (conducting initiatives to address opioid epidemic) * Note the initial appointment is for a member representing the Steve Rummler Hope Network
7/15/2019
Amber Martens
Nonprofit Organization (conducting initiatives to address opioid epidemic) * Note the initial appointment is for a member representing the Steve Rummler Hope Network
7/18/2019
Jennifer Garber
Nonprofit Organization (conducting initiatives to address opioid epidemic) * Note the initial appointment is for a member representing the Steve Rummler Hope Network
7/22/2019
Alexia Reed Holtum
Nonprofit Organization (conducting initiatives to address opioid epidemic) * Note the initial appointment is for a member representing the Steve Rummler Hope Network
7/22/2019
JENNIFER YAHNKE
Nonprofit Organization (conducting initiatives to address opioid epidemic) * Note the initial appointment is for a member representing the Steve Rummler Hope Network
7/23/2019
Healthy Community Initiative Ashley Anderson ashley@northfieldhci.org
Nonprofit Organization (conducting initiatives to address opioid epidemic) * Note the initial appointment is for a member representing the Steve Rummler Hope Network
7/26/2019
Dr. Jodie Dvorkin jdvorkin@icsi.org
Nonprofit Organization (conducting initiatives to address opioid epidemic) * Note the initial appointment is for a member representing the Steve Rummler Hope Network
7/28/2019
Ms COLLEEN RONNEI
Nonprofit Organization (conducting initiatives to address opioid epidemic) * Note the initial appointment is for a member representing the Steve Rummler Hope Network
7/29/2019
Dr Stacy Ballard
Nonprofit Organization (conducting initiatives to address opioid epidemic) * Note the initial appointment is for a member representing the Steve Rummler Hope Network
7/29/2019
Wendy Jones
Nonprofit Organization (conducting initiatives to address opioid epidemic) * Note the initial appointment is for a member representing the Steve Rummler Hope Network
7/29/2019
Renata Vaschevici
Nonprofit Organization (conducting initiatives to address opioid epidemic) * Note the initial appointment is for a member representing the Steve Rummler Hope Network
8/5/2019
Mr James Joohnson Jr
Nonprofit Organization (conducting initiatives to address opioid epidemic) * Note the initial appointment is for a member representing the Steve Rummler Hope Network
8/21/2019
Sarah Grosshuesch
Local Department of Health Representative
7/12/2019
Julie Bauch
Local Department of Health Representative
7/15/2019
Victoria Reinhardt
Local Department of Health Representative
7/18/2019
Jana Blomberg
Local Department of Health Representative
7/22/2019
Cynthia Borgen
Local Department of Health Representative
7/23/2019
Luftentina Schmidt
Local Department of Health Representative
7/23/2019
Robert Rohret
Local Department of Health Representative
7/23/2019
Heather Bruse
Local Department of Health Representative
7/24/2019
Peter Blattner
Local Department of Health Representative
8/7/2019

No pending appointments found.

POSITION/SEAT
APPOINTING AUTHORITY
MEMBER NAME
STATUS
TERM END
ACTION
Addiction Psychiatrist representing Minnesota Society of Addiction Medicine
Executive Director
Filled
07/30/2023
Ambulance Association Rep - EMT, Advanced EMT, or Paramedic
Commissioner of Human Services
Filled
09/23/2023
Board of Pharmacy Representative
Executive Director
Filled
07/10/2023
Commissioner - Department of Corrections
Commissioner of Corrections
Commissioner - Department of Health
Commissioner of Health
Commissioner - Department of Human Services
Commissioner of Human Services
Minnesota House - Majority Party
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Filled
07/30/2023
Minnesota House - Minority Party
House Minority Leader
Filled
07/30/2023
Minnesota Senate - Majority Party
Senate Majority Leader
Filled
07/19/2023
Minnesota Senate - Minority Party
Senate Minority Leader
Filled
07/29/2023
Physician representing Minnesota Medical Association
Executive Director
Filled
07/30/2023
Staff Contact
Staff
Filled
06/17/2023
Staff Contact #2
Staff
Filled
07/02/2023
Staff Contact #2
Staff
Filled
07/02/2023

Current Members (11)
POSITION/SEAT
APPOINTING AUTHORITY
MEMBER NAME
STATUS
TERM END
Alternative Pain Management Therapies Representative
Commissioner of Human Services
Filled
09/25/2023
Licensed Opioid Treatment Program, Sober Living Program, or Substance Use Disorder Program Representative
Commissioner of Human Services
Filled
09/25/2023
Local Department of Health Representative
Commissioner of Human Services
Filled
09/25/2023
Mental Health Advocate Representative
Commissioner of Human Services
Filled
09/25/2023
Minnesota Courts Representative ( judge or law enforcement officer)
Commissioner of Human Services
Filled
09/25/2023
Minnesota Hospital Association Representative
Commissioner of Human Services
Filled
09/25/2023
Minnesota Dakota Tribe Representative
Commissioner of Human Services
Filled
09/26/2023
Minnesota Ojibwe Tribe Representative
Commissioner of Human Services
Filled
09/26/2023
Nonprofit Organization Representative
Commissioner of Human Services
Filled
09/25/2023
Public Member (in opioid addiction recovery)
Commissioner of Human Services
Filled
09/25/2023
Public Member (with chronic pain, intractable pain, or a rare disease or condition)
Commissioner of Human Services
Filled
09/25/2023