Board of Directors

Board of Directors

 

 

MOCANNTRADE BOARD + COMMITTEES

The Missouri Medical Cannabis Trade Association is comprised of business professionals from a variety of industries, backgrounds and expertise working together to provide a meaningful impact on Missouri’s medical marijuana trade and program implementation. Our board’s experience in other cannabis-legal states, licensing / application / operations as well as navigating Missouri’s business landscape, highlights our role as trusted partner to guide state government, regulators and the medical marijuana industry.

 

   MoCannTrade Sub-Committees

 

Cultivation (CUL)

This committee has nine members reflecting knowledge and expertise pertaining to cultivation approaches, methods, SOPs, GMPs, compliance, challenges and opportunities. This committee is led by the cultivation committee chair and a cultivation focused Government Affairs rep. This committee represents industry, program, regulatory and policy thought, guidance and positions to ensure safe, compliant and successful cultivation operations.

This committee has nine members that include voices and expertise from industry service providers, licensed infused products manufacturers, processors and testing lab facilities. Representing manufacturing and processing approaches, product and food safety compliance, product testing standards and methods, ISOs and testing compliance, this committee works to identify challenges and opportunities for MIPS and testing facilities. This committee is led by a manufacturing/testing lab chair and Government Affairs rep who work to represent industry, program, regulatory and policy guidance with the goal of safe and compliant product processing and testing.

This committee has 11 members including one from each of Missouri’s eight congressional districts. This committee includes knowledge and expertise pertaining to retail operations, safe and secure product access, patient education and advocacy, staff training, SOPs, compliance challenges and opportunities. This committee is led by a chair and Government Affairs rep to ensure industry, program, regulatory, policy and patient safety guidance.

This committee has 11 members and includes thought leaders with knowledge and expertise in product and cash transportation, facility security and technology. This committee is led by a chair and Government Affairs rep who will collaborate with the diverse committee voices and also all of the other industry facing committees as transportation, security and technology topics are relevant and woven between all licensed facilities. This committee works to represent industry, program, regulatory and policy guidance to ensure safe, compliant and successful protection of people, product, and facilities.

This committee works to understand, create, guide and communicate regulatory and policy matters between association members, all four industry facing committees, the board of directors and any relevant state and local government entities. Comprised of five industry and regulatory specialists, this committee’s primary role is to focus on regulatory matters related to Missouri’s MMJ program implementation as well as specific lobbying efforts to ensure fair, compliant and expedient program roll out and legislative representation where appropriate

Comprising 9 members, this committee focuses on successful education of stakeholders in the community, including patients and physicians. From healthcare systems, physicians, providers and patients, this committee researches & defines best practices with stakeholders to ensure a safe, responsible and successful program implementation. Physician and practitioner education are paramount to the success of Missouri’s MMJ program and this committee works to accomplish education and training via outreach and partnership with health systems, physicians and providers along with providing CME credit seminars, thought leadership and speaking engagements.

Board Role Key:

BOD Board of Directors Member

AB Advisory Board Member

STF Association Staff

CST Association Consultant

BC Board Chair

CC Committee Chair

Committees Key:

GOV Government Affairs Committee

HET Healthcare Education + Training

CUL Cultivation Committee

MAN Manufacturing + Testing Lab Committee

DIS Dispensary Committee

TST Transportation, Security + Technology

John Curtis - BOD, BC

John Curtis

BOD, BC
BIO
Larry Ellison CPA - BOD, TST, CC

Larry Ellison CPA

BOD, TST, CC
BIO
Bradford Goette - BOD, TST, GOV

Bradford Goette

BOD, TST, GOV
BIO
Dr. Patricia Hurford MD, MS - BOD, HET

Dr. Patricia Hurford MD, MS

BOD, HET
BIO
Dena Ladd - BOD, HET

Dena Ladd

BOD, HET
BIO
Derek Mays - BOD, DIS

Derek Mays

BOD, DIS
BIO
Christopher M. McHugh - BOD, GOV

Christopher M. McHugh

BOD, GOV
BIO
Josh Mitchem - BOD, GOV, CC, MAN

Josh Mitchem

BOD, GOV, CC, MAN
BIO
John Mueller - BOD, CUL, CC

John Mueller

BOD, CUL, CC
BIO
John Payne - BOD, DIS, GOV

John Payne

BOD, DIS, GOV
BIO
John Pennington - BOD, DIS, CC

John Pennington

BOD, DIS, CC
BIO
James Regna - BOD, TST

James Regna

BOD, TST
BIO
Dr David Sciortino, DC - BOD, MAN, CC

Dr David Sciortino, DC

BOD, MAN, CC
BIO
Joseph "Chip" Sheppard - BOD, GOV

Joseph "Chip" Sheppard

BOD, GOV
BIO
Dr. Mimi Vo  MD - BOD, HET, CC

Dr. Mimi Vo MD

BOD, HET, CC
BIO