Our Mission

Offer safe and affordable medication to those in need and reduce waste by redistributing unused medications. We envision a future where all Minnesotans have access to needed medication and unnecessary medication waste is eliminated.

 

Meet the Team

Rowan Mahon

Managing Director

Co-Founder

Hannah Van Ochten

Co-Founder

Eva Carlson

Director of University Relations

Rachel Rockwell

Assistant Director of

Pharmacy Operations

Tanner Fuchs

Director of Finance

Sara Kettering

Project Manager

Susane Cho

Volunteer Coordinator

Web Manager

Abby Travis

Volunteer Coordinator

Social Media Manager

Board of Directors

Mary MacCarthy

Chair of the Board of Directors

Andrew Morrow

Board Member

Dr. Norrie Thomas

Board Member

Dr. Sarah Derr

Board Member

Sara Russick

Board Member

Bruce Schmaltz CPA

Board Member

Marsha Millonig

Board Member

Henry Floreal

Board Member

Dean Lynda Welage 

Board Member

Danny Akert

Board Member

Dr. Stephen T. Parente

Board Member

History

In 2017, students at the University of Minnesota came together to create and pass state legislation to get the state's first real drug repository program off the ground. It didn't get much attention, but Minnesota lawmakers passed a plan in 2019 to set up a program to take unused medication destined for a flush or the landfill and instead distribute it to people struggling to afford their medicine. This is when RoundtableRx was born. Twenty-one other states already have programs similar to RoundtableRx, and they're already pulling in millions worth of unused medications. Iowa, which the Minnesota program is modeled after, has managed to repurpose nearly $18 million of medication over the last decade.