Cannabis Advisory Committee Members

Jeffrey P. Ferro
Jeffrey P. Ferro, Committee Chair
Director, Cannabis Workers Rising / Executive Assistant to the Director of Organizing, United Food and Commercial Workers International Union
Labor Organization Representative
Tamar Todd
Tamar Todd, Committee Vice Chair
Community Equity Representative
Avis Bulbulyan
Avis Bulbulyan
CEO, SIVA Enterprises / President, Los Angeles Cannabis Task Force
Cannabis Industry Representative
Timmen Cermak
Timmen Cermak, MD
Psychiatrist, California Society of Addiction Medicine
Physician Representative
Matt Clifford
Matt Clifford
California Water Project Attorney, Trout Unlimited
Environmental Expert Representative
Bill Dombrowski
Bill Dombrowski
President and CEO, California Retailers Association (Retired)
Business Representative
Kristin Heidelbach-Teramoto
Kristin Heidelbach-Teramoto
International Representative/Cannabis Division Director, Teamsters
Labor Organization Representative
Eric Hirata
Eric Hirata
Chief Deputy Director, Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
Alcoholic Beverage Control Representative
Alice A. Huffman
Alice A. Huffman
President, California Hawaii NAACP
Community Equity Representative
Catherine Jacobson
Catherine Jacobson
Director of Clinical Research, Tilray Global
Cannabis Patient Advocate
Arnold Leff
Arnold S. Leff, MD, REHS
County Health Officer, Santa Cruz County (Retired)
Public Health Expert
Kristin Lynch
Kristin Lynch
Deputy Executive Director, Service Employees International Union, Local 1021
Labor Organization Representative
Kristin Nevedal
Kristin Nevedal
Executive Director, International Cannabis Farmers Association
Cannabis Industry Representative
Joe Nicchitta
Joe Nicchitta
Cannabis Management Officer, Office of Cannabis Management, Los Angeles County
County Representative
LaVonne Peck
LaVonne Peck
Owner, Native Network Consulting
Cannabis Industry Representative
Matt Rahn
Matt Rahn
City Council Member, City of Temecula
City Representative
Keith Stephenson
Keith Stephenson
Founder and CEO, Purple Heart
Cannabis Industry Representative
James W. Sweeney
James W. Sweeney
Consultant, James W. Sweeney & Associates
Community Equity Representative
Helena Williams
Helena Williams
Captain, Drug Evaluation & Classification Program, California Highway Patrol
State Law Enforcement Representative
David Woolsey
David Woolsey
Sergeant, Division of Medical Marijuana Control, San Jose Police Department
Local Law Enforcement Representative
Ben Wu
Ben Wu
Chief Operating Officer, Kush Bottles
Cannabis Industry Representative
Beverly Yu
Beverly Yu
Assistant Legislative Director, United Domestic Workers (UDW)/AFSCME Local 3930
Labor Organization Representative