Advisory Committee

The SCIA Advisory Committee represents a dynamic group of respected leaders and experts in a broad and diverse range of areas including health care, civic/community, local and statewide business associations, cannabis industry, ethnic groups and local Sacramento businesses that have a shared interest in the education and responsible growth of the cannabis industry in Sacramento and beyond.  The SCIA Advisory Committee members will provide SCIA leadership advice and guidance on the strategic direction of the organization, brining unique strategic advice from their industries perspective.

Advisory Committee:

Amanda Blackwood
President & CEO, Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce

Julian Canete
President & CEO, California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce

Rachel Davidson
Director, Downtown Streets Team

Justin Karapetyan

Edwin A. Lombard III
President & CEO, California African American Chamber of Commerce

Frank Louie
Chief Operating Officer, CalAsian Chamber of Commerce and Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce

Michael A. Smith
Redwood City Planning Commissioner and co-founder of Bento Delivery

Scott Vasterling
co-founder of Humboldt Family Farms, HumCann and Pacific Crest Distribution