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2022 CCIA Board of Director Nominees

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The 9th Annual CCIA Board Election Is Underway!

Join other leading industry professionals in shaping the direction of California’s cannabis industry

Being a CCIA Board Member is an important and influential position in California’s cannabis industry. Board Members vote on the CCIA budget, provide strategic policy direction, serve as representatives of CCIA, and participate in Capitol advocacy and recruitment events. At the conclusion of this election, the CCIA Board will be comprised of 15 dynamic individuals who are committed to representing California’s fastest-growing industry.

Voting Process | December 7th - 15th

All active CCIA members in good standing will be eligible to vote in the Board elections.

  • The voting will follow a weighted system and breaks down as follows:
    • Associate / Associate+ / Social Equity member ballot equals 1 submission
    • Business member ballot equals 3 submissions
    • Executive member ballot equals 5 submissions

Eligible voters will be directed to an online ballot on December 7, and will be able to vote for candidates through December 15, at 5:00 PM. Each member-company gets one ballot, the first time-stamped ballot received will be counted.

2022 CCIA Board of Director Nominees

(I) = Incumbent

(I) Michael Boniello - Independent Advisor

Laura Fogelman - PAX

(I) Eddie Franco - Nabis

Lawrence Hudson - The Cronos Group

Darius Kemp - Curaleaf

(I) Yvette McDowell - McDowell and Associates

Tim Morland - Abaca

(I) Sabrina Noah - Cresco Labs

(I) Nicole Phillis - Davis Wright Tremaine

Autumn Shelton - Autumn Brands

Michaela Sweatt - ALG Strategies

(I) Caren Woodson - KIVA


Michael Boniello
Eddie Franco
Laura Fogelman Draft
Darius Kemp CCIA BOD 2022
Yvette McDowell updated
Tim Morland Draft
Nicole Phillis CCIA BOD 2022
Sabrina Noah - Cresco
Autumn Shelton draft
Michaela Sweatt updated
Caren Woodson KIVA BOD Final
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