ASM’s (Road Guardian) Board of Directors

Vicki Roberts-Sanfelipo, RN

 

Vicki Roberts-Sanfelipo, RN- Road Guardian Co-Founder- ASM Founder, President and Board Chairwoman

Vicki is the Author of “A Crash Course for the Motorcyclist”. She established the non-profit organization Accident Scene Management, Inc. in 1996 in order to reduce injuries and fatalities to motorcyclists through First Response training. Vicki has worked for over 25 years in a variety of hospital settings  from Critical Care to the Operating Room. She retired from her hospital work in 2010 to concentrate on training motorcyclists full time.

In her spare time, Vicki teaches CPR, Defibrillators, and First Aid for the American Heart Association. She has been riding her own motorcycle since 1987 years and has completed the MSF’s Experienced Rider Course.

She is a life member of A.B.A.T.E. of Wisconsin and H.O.G., Charter Member of Road Guardians & Central Wisconsin. H.O.G. & member of Kettle Moraine H.O.G., BOLT, Patriot Guard, The Iron Butt Association & the American Motorcyclist Association.

Vicki has given hundreds of presentations and written many articles on motorcycle safety. She wrote articles for Allstate Rider News for 7 years, Road Guardians, Saddle Tramp, Bikernet and East Coast Biker Magazine.

To contact Vicki, e-mail vicki at accidentscene.org or call 262-706-3278.

 Chris Hawver

Road Guardian Co-Founder and Business Officer
Accident Scene Management Business Officer and ASM certified Instructor

Chris began his career in the information processing industry. His global executive business experience includes companies in start-up, turnaround and Fortune 200. Chris served on the Board of Directors of nine industry associations, and currently on two for-profit businesses.

Chris graduated cum laude with a double major from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, earned a Masters in Business Administration from Willamette University, Salem, Oregon. He completed the Babson Executive Management Program in Boston, Massachusetts, and the Georgetown University Executive Marketing Program in Washington D.C. Chris is a member of the Patriot Guard, a Safety Officer, and a Road Captain for local HOG chapters. Chris is the Captain for the New Glory Flag Bike Team.

Contact Chris at: chris at roadguardians.org

Suzanne Martens, MD

Suzanne Martens, MD

– Emergency Medical Physician
– Chair – Wisconsin Physician Advisory Council

Dr. Martens is Board certified in Emergency medicine and practices at St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan, WI. as well as Infinity Healthcare in Mequon, WI. She serves as vice-chair of the SE Wisconsin Trauma Advisory Council. She received her Pre-Med education at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI, completed her residency, internship and Emergency Medicine residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin and served her Emergency Medical Services Fellowship at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. She has received honors in the Alpha, Omega, Alpha Medical Society.

Her many memberships include the American College of Emergency Physicians, American Medical Association (AMA), National Association of EMS Physicians, and Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. In addition to her participation in the Regional Trauma Advisory Council, Dr. Martens is a member of the State EMS Physician Advisory Committee and Sheboygan EMS committee.

Dr. Martens’ interest in ASM was peaked when she invited Director, Vicki Sanfelipo, and her husband, Tony “Pan” Sanfelipo to present the professional series class “Anatomy of a Motorcycle Crash” to the Sheboygan County EMS as part of their continuing education. Serving the community in a way that reduces injuries and fatalities is Dr. Marten’s goal in life.

 Robert Ritter, MSF Chief Instructor

Robert Ritter, MSF Chief Instructor, NIU MC Safety Project Coordinator

Robert (Bob) Ritter originally from Baltimore, Maryland has 50 years experience riding a motorcycle. Bob spent 10 years in the Baltimore City Fire Department and Ambulance Service. While still in the Fire Department, Bob started a 14 year relationship with ABATE of Maryland and AMA District 7 as their Legislative Representative and formed a joint lobbying coalition of motorcycle organizations.

In 1983, Bob started teaching courses for the Maryland Motorcycle Safety Program as an MSF Instructor. In 1985, he became the Training Specialist for the Maryland Motorcycle Safety Program and in 1986 Bob received his MSF Chief Instructor Certification at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois. Then in 1992 Bob moved up to the position of Administrator for the Maryland Motorcycle Safety Program.

In 1996, after 13 years with the Maryland Program, Bob became the Director of the Northern Illinois University Motorcycle Safety Project where he presently works. Bob has offer ASM classes to his instructors and range aids for three years.

He is a member of the State Motorcycle Safety Administration (SMSA). In addition, Bob has 7 years experience as an American Red Cross volunteer instructor teaching AED, CPR and Advanced First Aid.

Senator Wayne Allard, DVM


Senator Wayne Allard, DVM has served 26 years in elected office. Dr. Allard served 8 years in the Colorado State Senate, 6 years in the U.S. House of Representatives and 12 years in the U.S. Senate. Currently, he is Vice President of Government Relations for the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA). Prior to his election to the U.S. House of Representatives Dr. Allard had his own veterinary practice in Loveland, Colorado specializing in companion animals and had served as part-time health officer for the city. During his time in private practice he was Chairman of the Loveland Chamber of Commerce Legislative Affairs Committee and Chair of the Larimer County Board of Health.

Dr. Allard was board certified by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners Companion Animals. He published several scientific papers on small animal medicine.

Dr. Allard is married to Joan and they have 2 daughters with 7 grandchildren.

Seeking – Business Attorney for Board of Directors. If interested in serving contact vicki at accidentscene.org or call 262-706-3278.


 

Road Guardian Staff & Volunteers

Vicki Sanfelipo, RN – Executive Director

Vicki Sanfelipo

 

Vicki will continue to direct the ASM organization, concentrating her efforts on training more instructors and reaching out to partners in motorcycle safety.  Vicki’s travel schedule doesn’t always allow her to be in the office but she is available by email at vick at roadguardians.org.

Michelle Hare – ASM Administrative Assistant & RG Membership Coordinator

Michelle Hare

Michelle worked with ASM in 2005 and has recently re-joined the RG Team. She assists instructors and manages our accreditation record keeping. She helps pair up students seeking classes with instructors and keeps website information up to date.  She is also the new Membership Coordinator of the Road Guardian program. To contact Michelle, email Michelle at roadguardians.org

Megan Bruzan – Webmistress and IT Assistant

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Megan has worked for ASM since 2012.  Megan has a degree in Information Resources from UWM. She had worked in the IT and non-profit field for over 10 years before joining us. To make a suggestion or report a problem contact Megan at: webmaster at roadguardians.org


 

RG Volunteers/Advisory Committee

Bill Bott – volunteer

Bill Bott from Mukwonago, WI has been assisting ASM in any way needed since 2011. He has earned Volunteer fo the Year award every year since 2012. Bill does whatever he can to help out. He checks on the organization several times a weeks, builds student packets, puts Road Guardians member packets together, Fixes equipment, puts bookcases together, changes lightbulbs, creates databases….whatever needs to be done he does it

 

Deb & Kent Kappler – volunteers

Deb and Kent from Waukesha, WI have been serving our organization in many ways since 20013 when they took their first classes. They have helped with many classes since that time and they help with fundraising and planning events. They have donated thousands in auction prizes and are the kinds of people who an organization can truly be grateful for as they give selflessly.

 

Steve “Schnidrr” Thuss

Schnidrr is from Manitowoc, WI and has been supporting the ASM fundraisers for 16 years. He has been leading the “Topless’ Bike wash since 2006 and has played folk/oldies for us on a number of occasions. Schnidrr has made his commitment to ASM a family affair. He is always smiling and has put his ASM training to work on many occasions.