Board of Directors


The Nevada Dispensary Association’s Board of Directors are representatives of the cannabis industry, elected by NDA members, who bring a wide variety of business skills and industry expertise to their roles.

Tisha Black, Esq.


Active in Nevada’s medical cannabis 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

Phillip Peckman


Phillip Peckman is an attorney and CPA. A Las Vegas resident since 1980, Mr. Peckman is the CEO of The Peckman Capital Corporation—a Las Vegas based consulting, investment and financing company. He also serves as an Advisory Manager for CPCM Holdings, LLC / Thrive Cannabis Marketplace.

Jon Marshall

Board Member

Jon Marshall is Chief Operating Officer of Deep Roots Harvest, a vertically integrated cannabis company with dispensary licenses as well as a 40,000 sq. ft. cultivation and production facility.
David Goldwater

Brandon Wiegand

Board Member

Recognized with the Vegas Inc. 40 Under 40 award, Brandon Wiegand directs The+Source with years of experience in leading businesses and growing industries to scalable, high-performing companies.

Michael Cristalli

Board Member

Michael Cristalli is a Board Member of Jade Cannabis Co. and an attorney at Clark Hill. He represents clients in catastrophic injury, complex criminal, corporate, and civil litigation matters nationally and internationally. He also supports many clients in the cannabis industry.
David Goldwater

Jerry Velarde

Board Member

Board member Jerry Velarde is the President and Founder of NV 3480 Hacienda Partners, Inc., which operates Evergreen Organix, Ego Brands and Fleur. He is also a partner in Wallflower Cannabis House Dispensary.

Jennifer Gallerani

Board Member

Jennifer Gallerani is the VP of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs for Blackbird, Chair of the Board for the Cannabis Distribution Association, and serves on the NCIA State Regulations Committee, Technology & Compliance Subcommittee.

David Goldwater

Layke Martin

Executive Director

An attorney, professor and native Nevadan, Martin is a graduate of UNLV and the Boston University School of Law. Martin coordinates the NDA’s legislative and policy agendas, educational programming, community outreach, and member services.