The AMIA Board
LACY WILCOX, PRESIDENT
Lacy represents Top Hat, a cultivation and CO2 concentrates manufacturing business in Juneau. She has extensive experience in state government and serves as chair of the Governance and Public Relations Committee.
KIM KOLE, SECRETARY
Kim owns Raspberry Roots, a cultivation, manufacturing, and retail business in Anchorage. She's a former high school teacher and spokesperson for the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana. Kim operates Handle Alaska and is a founding member of the AMIA.
Leif is founder of Greatland Ganja, a cultivator in Kasilof. He serves on the Kenai Peninsula Marijuana Advisory Board and has been an ardent spokesman for legalization on the Kenai Peninsula. Leif is a founding member and former vice president of the AMIA.
Brandon is co-owner of Good Titrations, a Fairbanks concentrates manufacturer. He represented the industry on the state Marijuana Control Board for three years. Brandon is a founding member and former president of the AMIA.
SARAH D. OATES
Sarah is president and CEO of Alaska CHARR. She ran the licensing and education unit at AMCO, where she worked for more than seven years. She worked with numerous stakeholders to help draft the regulations that started the cannabis industry in Alaska.
Jane is an owner of Anchorage retail Enlighten Alaska. Jane helped to reinvigorate the Spenard district, has been involved with the Anchorage Cannabis Business Association, and works on women's issues and cannabis education.
TREVOR HAYNES, VICE PRESIDENT
Trevor is co-founder and general manager of GOOD Cannabis, a vertically integrated company in Fairbanks. He has helped guide the company to become a top brand in Alaska, with products in 50+ retail shops across the state.
RYAN TUNSETH, TREASURER
Ryan is CEO of East Rip, a retail in Kenai. He's active in the Kenai Peninsula community and has served on multiple Boards there. Ryan is a cannabis advocate who has worked in politics for years.
Jennifer is co-owner of Green Elephant, a vertically integrated cultivation and retail business in Juneau.
Nick is an owner and operator of the AK Buds, a retailer in Anchorage. He is one of the industry representatives on the Marijuana Control Board and serves as president of the Anchorage Cannabis Business Association.
Caleb is CEO and co-owner of Wasilla retail Green Jar. He helped organize the 2016 Say NO to Prohibition campaign in the Mat-Su Valley. He's worked on the North Slope, in construction management, and managed successful retail operations.
Jana's legal practice focuses on Alaska recreational cannabis business law and compliance. She has worked with the Coalition for Responsible Cannabis Legislation and is a founding member of the AMIA.
CARY CARRIGAN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Cary has been serving the industry since 2016 as the Executive Director of the Alaska Marijuana Industry Association. He is involved in resin cannabis advocacy statewide and represents Alaska through the National Executive Directors with the American Trade Association of Cannabis and Hemp (ATACH) . He is also a voting member of the American Standards and Testing Materials D-37 Cannabis Standards project.