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Advisory Committee Meeting Agendas

The advisory committee of the Cannabis Control Board was created to assist the Board’s mission to safely, equitably, and effectively implement and administer the laws enabling adult and medical use of cannabis in Vermont. It is broken down into sub-committees by issue-area, which will meet on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays until November. Agendas for meetings may vary from week to week.

All meetings will take place in the City Center building in Montpelier (89 Main Street - third floor), unless otherwise noted.

Previous Meeting Materials

September 16, 2021

Agenda for all sub-committee meetings

Public Health

Social Equity

September 13, 2021

Agenda for all sub-committee meetings

Public Health

Sustainability

Compliance & Enforcement

Social Equity

Market Structure, Licensing, Taxes & Fees

September 9, 2021

Agenda for all sub-committee meetings

Public Health

Sustainability

Market Structure, Licensing, Taxes & Fees

Compliance & Enforcement

Social Equity

Medicinal Cannabis

September 8, 2021

Lab Safety & Product Standards:

Below is the general schedule of sub-committee meetings, unless otherwise specified

Monday Sub-Committee Schedule:

  • 11am: Public Health - Department of Financial Regulation (DFR) Conference Room
  • 12pm: Sustainability - Cannabis Control Board (CCB) Conference Room
  • 2pm: Compliance & Enforcement - CCB Conference Room
  • 3pm: Social Equity - DFR Conference Room
  • 4pm: Medicinal Cannabis - CCB Conference Room
  • 5pm: Market Structure, Licensing, Taxes & Fees - CCB Conference Room

Wednesday Sub-Committee Schedule:

  • 1pm: Lab Safety & Product Standards - CCB Conference Room

Thursday Sub-Committee Schedule:

  • 11am: Public Health - DFR Conference Room
  • 12pm: Sustainability - CCB Conference Room
  • 1pm: Market Structure, Licensing, Taxes & Fees - DFR Conference Room
  • 2pm: Compliance & Enforcement - CCB Conference Room
  • 3pm: Social Equity - DFR Conference Room
  • 4pm: Medicinal Cannabis - CCB Conference Room

Advisory Committee Members and Sub-Committee Assignments

There are 14 members of the Cannabis Control Board's advisory committee. Each advisory committee member is assigned to one or more sub-committee relating to specific issue areas. The sub-committees, the moderators, and their members, are:

Social Equity

NACB Moderators:

  • Gina Kranwinkel
  • Geoffrey Gallegos

Advisory Committee Members:

  • Nader Hasim
  • Ashley Reynolds
  • TJ Donovan

In Consultation with:
Xusana Davis, Executive Director of Racial Equity, State of Vermont
Lindsay Kurrle, Secretary, Vermont Agency of Commerce & Community Development

Market Structure, Licensing, Taxes & Fees

VS Strategies Moderators:

  • Dan Smith
  • Jenn Flanagan

NACB Moderators

  • Tom Nolasco
  • Mark Gorman
  • Geoffrey Gallegos

Advisory Committee Members:

  • Sivan Cotel
  • Stephanie Smith
  • Chris Walsh

Public Health:

NACB Moderators:

  • Deneka Scott
  • Mark Gorman

Advisory Committee Members:

  • Tim Wessel
  • Dr. Mark Levine
  • Ingrid Jonas

Sustainability:

NACB Moderators:

  • Jacob Policzer, The Cannabis Conservancy
  • Liam Gilbertson

Advisory Committee Members:

  • Billy Coster
  • Kim Watson
  • Stephanie Smith

Compliance & Enforcement

NACB Moderators:

  • Ashley Manning
  • Mark Gorman
  • Tom Nolasco

Advisory Committee Members

  • Tim Wessel
  • Ingrid Jonas
  • Ashley Reynolds
  • Cary Giguere

Medicinal Cannabis

NACB Moderators:

  • Dr. Mary Clifton
  • Tom Nolasco

Advisory Committee Members

  • Jim Romanoff
  • Meg D’Elia
  • Dr. Mark Levine (or designee)

Product Safety & Lab Standards

CCB Moderated

Advisory Committee Members:

  • Kim Watson
  • Cary Giguere

Exploratory Committee

CCB Moderated

Advisory Committee Members:

  • Nader Hasim
  • TJ Donovan
  • Jim Romanoff
  • Meg D’Elia