BISMARCK, N.D. – Former Canadian Football League slotback and University of North Dakota wide receiver Weston Dressler will serve as the senior community relations specialist for the Bismarck Region of Sanford Health.
As a member of the community relations team, formerly referred to as public affairs, Dressler will work to build strong relationships in the communities Sanford serves in central and western North Dakota as well as promoting Sanford’s mission.
Dressler is a native of Bismarck and graduated from Bismarck High. He played as a wide receiver for the University of North Dakota, where he set 19 school records and received his bachelor of science degree in management.
Following his time in Grand Forks, he played 11 seasons in the Canadian Football League for the Saskatchewan Roughriders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He won the CFL’s Most Outstanding Rookie Award in 2008 and played a key part in the Roughriders’ 2013 Grey Cup-winning season. He also served as a career development coordinator for the Saskatchewan Football Club where he helped players find careers outside of football.
Dressler’s first day with Sanford was Aug. 5.
About Sanford Health
Sanford Health, one of the largest health systems in the United States, is dedicated to the integrated delivery of health care, genomic medicine, senior care and services, global clinics, research and affordable insurance. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the organization includes 44 hospitals, 1,400 physicians and more than 200 Good Samaritan Society senior care locations in 26 states and nine countries. Nearly $1 billion in gifts from philanthropist Denny Sanford have transformed how Sanford Health improves the human condition. For information, visit sanfordhealth.org.