Steve Ruhl has been an MMCM Board Member since 2011. He has been a long time Medical Marijuana and Industrial Hemp advocate, working in both social and political circles. Mr. Ruhl brings many years of business experience to MMCM and assists in guiding the board on business matters. He is resident of Lincoln, Maine.
Roxanne Munksgaard has been a medical marijuana patient in Maine since 2011. She works as a jewelry designer and metalsmith, and handcrafts copper cannabis jewelry. Roxanne is also the co-owner of Maine Jewelry & Art Gallery and Studios in Downtown Bangor. She serves on the Advisory Committee of MMCM and has been a volunteer for all the Home Grown Maine Tradeshows.
Kim Printy resides on the western side of southern ME. Born at Camp Lejeune, a Marine base in North Carolina and has lived in Maine and NH most of her life. Kim moved from NH to Maine to grow cannabis to address a back injury. A patient advocate all of her life, Kim worked to develop a cannabis law that already existed in Maine to ensure others could benefit as she did.
Kim joined MMCM when it began and has always understood the importance of having a trade association for the cannabis industry. Understanding that MMCM needed support and knowing she had experience that could help the organization grow, she became a board member in 2012.
Kim’s compassionate attitude and patient focus awarded her Caregiver of the Year in 2015. Her desire to educate others is a mission and an unstoppable force in her community. Kim has been the MMCM Director of Education in Southern ME for 3 years.
Cannabis Legislation in Maine and New Hampshire continues to be the focus for Kim. She has the experience to understand the needs from a patient, caregiver, and dispensary view. In 2015 Kim was offered two opportunities with different NH Alternative Treatment Centers as Master Grower and Production Manager for Cannabis Infused Products. In 2015 one of the ATC’s was awarded a license in NH and Kim is the Master Grower and Production Manager.
Occupation: Historian - Journalist - Videographer - Photographer - Jester
1970 BA in History at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale
Minored in African Studies and Photography
Graduate work in Community Development
Created the Community Action Weatherization Program in 1975 in Augusta
Get Out The Vote Coordinator for the Maine Nuclear Referendum Committee in 1980
Traveled to London, Cuba and Israel-Palestine in the 1980s representing the Maine United Methodist Church
Founded Radio Free Maine on March 31, 1988
One of the first four Maine Green Cross Patient's Choice Award winners in 2011
Delegate to Maine Democratic Party Conventions since 1976
Supporter of Augusta Women in Black
Member of the Rachel Craig - Tom Sturtevant Peace Brigade
Maine Medical Marijuana Patient since 2011
Member of the Medical Marijuana Caregivers of Maine
Recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award from Medical Marijuana Caregivers of Maine in 2014