Office Staff

Molly Clauss, Vice President

Molly has been with Save the Michaels since 2015. Molly is a trained recovery coach. Molly worked for 32 years as a classroom teacher at the Elmwood Franklin School in Buffalo, NY. Her new career at Save the Michaels allows Molly to work collaboratively with Erie County, New York State, and NYS-OASAS, and coordinate programs at Save the Michaels with all three entities. You can reach Molly at  [email protected] or by calling (716) 984-8375

Janet Gaskin, Case Manager

Janet is the face of Save the Michaels for most of the families we assist with treatment placement. Her position as STM Case Manager allows Janet to work with city drug courts and Buffalo Opiate Court and then coordinate with treatment facilities all over New York State. Her compassion and attention to detail make her a natural fit for Save the Michaels.  You can reach Janet at   [email protected] or by calling (716) 984-8375,

Philip Luzio, Staff Photographer

Phil has been with Save the Michaels since its inception in June 2011.  He served as Vice President and now serves as Event Coordinator.  Phil served in the U.S. Military from 1966 to 1968 and is retired from the Niagara Frontier Transit Authority.

Suzanne Mix, Director of Family Support Services

Suzanne Mix, Director of Family Support Services

Sue comes to Save the Michaels from teaching in the Orchard Park school system. Sue considers her position at Save the Michaels a “calling” and a passion project, after assisting a loved one struggling with Substance Use Disorder. Susan understands how addiction can affect the family unit. Susan is responsible for organizing our recovery coaches, scheduling trainings, and linking our families with an appropriate coach. Susan also oversees our Peer Advocate program where she links individuals in new recovery with an advocate in sustained recovery. Sue can be reached at [email protected] or by calling (716) 984-8375.

PO BOX 55, Buffalo, NY 14207   716.984.8375