MEET CFCR
CFCR will ensure that federal regulations are informed by and grounded in science, best business practices, sound public policy and social justice principles
Have a voice in how cannabis is regulated at the federal level
Bridge the information divide between regulators and stakeholders
Ensure that federal regulations support underserved communities and those harmed by the enforcement of prior drug laws.
Partner with universities, industry and research organizations in advancing our scientific understanding of cannabis.
Board Members
Sheri L. Orlowitz
Sheri L. Orlowitz
Board Chair
Founding Partner
Artemis Holdings Group LLC
BIO
Sarah A. Chase
Sarah A. Chase
Executive Director
Ex-Officio
BIO
Mark de Souza
Mark de Souza
Board Member
CEO
Penrose TherapeuTx
BIO
Ted Thompson, JD
Ted Thompson, JD
Board Member
Senior Vice President for Public Policy
The Michael J. Fox Foundation
BIO
Jim Esquea
Jim Esquea
Board Member
Vice President of Public Affairs
Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
BIO
Howard Lee
Howard Lee
Board Member
CEO and Co-founder
SōRSE Technology Corporation
BIO
Committees
Public Policy
Charlie Black, Chair
Kristine Blackwood, Co-Chair
Rich Meade, Co-Chair
Joanne Chiedi
Kyle Glister
Kristie Wolff
Science & Regulatory Affairs
Vicki Seyfert-Margolis, Chair
Rhona Applebaum, Co-Chair
Reggie Gaudino, Co-Chair
Pelin Thorogood, Co-Chair
Sibyl Swift
Emily Lyons
Oscar Hackett
Scott Riefler
Jeremy Klettke
Andrea Bailo
Medical Subcommittee
Mara Gordon
Dr. Rachel Knox
Dr. June Chin
Dr. Jordan Tishler
Corporate & Business
Bruce Linton, Chair
Albert Angel, Co-Chair
Marshall Custer
Larry Footer
David Neurendorfer
Paul Morse
Jeffrey Zucker
Chris Schumacher
DEI & Access
Christine De La Rosa, Chair
Jacqueline Bennett, Co-Chair
Jeri Beth Cohen, Co-Chair
Justin Yang, Co-Chair
Frederika Easley, Co-Chair
Caroline Phillips
Candace Gingrich
Patricia Patton
Alyssa Samuel
Advisory Board

Ida Abdalkhani
Susan Ameel
Joanne Caceres
Judge Jeri B.Cohen (Ret.)
Jacquie Cohen Roth
Becky Danksy
Herrick Fox
Myrna Gillis
Samantha Hart
Wendy Hulton
Jack Jacobson
Hunter Land
Michael Levin

James Lipetzky
Heather Mahoney
Marcia Moll
Rachel Patterson
Kim Prince
Darrell Rogers
Matthew Schweber
Mark Spatz
Eric Steenstra
David Vaillencourt
Laura Weidner
Steven Winter
Tom Zuber

Partner Organizations
Proven Media
Brotman | Winter | Fried
AIHA
Wholistic Research
EAS Consulting
High Yield Insights
AHPA
KGK
Epilepsy Foundation
EIHA
National Hemp Association
New Frontier
Vote Hemp

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