Tisha Black, Esq.


Active in Nevada’s medical marijuana program since its inception, Tisha Black, Esq. is a real estate and corporate lawyer licensed to practice in Nevada since 1996. She is the founding partner of Black & LoBello and has been an active participant in industry regulation and operations.

David Goldwater

David Goldwater


A native Las Vegan, David Goldwater is part-owner of Inyo Fine Cannabis Dispensary as well as a former assemblyman representing District 10. David has served on NDA’s board since its inception in 2014.


Ben Sillitoe


Ben Sillitoe is a co-founder and chief executive officer of Oasis Cannabis dispensary. He serves as NDA’s Treasurer.


Brett Scolari, Esq.

Board Member

Brett Scolari, Esq. serves as the general counsel to Tryke, which operates Reef Dispensaries with locations in Northern and Southern Nevada. Brett previously practiced law at Gordon Silver and Jones Vargas.

John A. Ritter

Board Member

Focus Property Group Chairman and CEO John A. Ritter is actively involved in the real estate industry, charitable ventures, and serves on the boards of The Grove and the Nevada Dispensary Association.

Riana Durrett, Esq.

Executive Director

As Executive Director of the NDA, Riana Durrett, Esq. coordinates the association’s legislative and policy agendas, performs community outreach, and is responsible for researching and responding to various issues that affect dispensaries in Nevada.

For a list of Riana’s past outreach and engagement, click here.