Marihuana Advisory Panel

Housed within the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, the 17-member Panel was created to make recommendations to the Department and to the Medical Marihuana Licensing Board concerning the administration, implementation, and enforcement of the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act and the Marihuana Tracking Act.
 
Statute
 
 
Contact
 
Colleen Curtis 
Manager, Legal Division
Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
517-284-8584
 
Members
 
James Berlin, Warren
Represents local police
Term expires Dec. 20, 2019
 
Kim Cole, Ludington
Represents sheriffs
Term expires Dec. 20, 2019
 
Alan Helmkamp, Livonia
Represents counties
Term expires Dec. 20, 2019
 
Catherine Kaufman, South Haven
Represents townships
Term expires Dec. 20, 2019
 
Saqib Nakadar, Bloomfield Hills
Represents physicians
Term expires Dec. 20, 2019
 
Jevin Weyenberg, Portage
Represents registered medical marihuana patients or medical marihuana primary caregivers
Term expires Dec. 20, 2019
 
Suzanne Schulz, Grand Rapids
Represents cities and villages
Term expires Dec. 20, 2019
 
Randall Buchman, Ira
Represents growers
Term expires Dec. 20, 2019
 
Steven Haddad, West Bloomfield
Represents secure transporters
Term expires Dec. 20, 2019
 
Shaun Mansour, Macomb
Represents provisioning centers
Term expires Dec. 20, 2019
 
Paul Weisberger, Ferndale
Represents processors
Term expires Dec. 20, 2019
 
Lorri White, Pinckney
Represents safety compliance facilities
Term expires Dec. 20, 2019
 
Additional Members of the Panel:
  • Director of the Michigan State Police or their designee
  • Director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services or their designee
  • Director of the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs or their designee
  • Attorney General of their designee
  • Director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development or their designee