Dean’s Discussion: October 2016

Dean’s Discussion: October 2016

My dear friends and alumni, Drug policy reform is not just an issue within our own borders. Jamaica is making great strides to legitimize the use of cannabis in its country. After decades of harsh drug laws, this famous Caribbean island has decriminalized small...
Dale Sky Jones

Dale Sky Jones

Executive Chancellor Dale is based in Oakland, CA and is focused on enhancing the debate for cannabis policy reform throughout the country since 2007.  She took over as President & CEO of Oaksterdam University in 2012 to ensure the legacy of cannabis education...
Dr. Aseem Sappal

Dr. Aseem Sappal

Provost and Dean of the Faculty Professor: Business, Science, Economics, Civics 101 Dr. Aseem Sappal is Provost and Dean of the Faculty at Oaksterdam University, the pioneering college offering a comprehensive curriculum for those interested in an education and career...
Amanda N. Connor

Amanda N. Connor

Professor: Nevada Legal 101 Amanda N. Connor was raised in Deming, New Mexico. After graduating valedictorian from high school, Amanda attended Pepperdine University in Malibu, California where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with her Bachelor’s of Liberal Arts. Amanda...
Chad Gilmore

Chad Gilmore

Instructor: Methods of Ingestion: Extracts Chad got involved in 2002 when he came to work at the Oakland Cannabis Buyers Cooperative (OCBC). Chad is on the Board of Directors for the OCBC, now known as The Patient ID Center. Chad manages the hemp store, containing...
Chris Conrad

Chris Conrad

Instructor: Politics & History Author, Cannabis Yields and Dosage Chris Conrad is a court-qualified expert witness on cannabis (marijuana) who has testified more than 200 times in state, military and federal courts. He is also expert on industrial hemp, religious...
Dave McCullick

Dave McCullick

Instructor: Patient Relations, Procurement & Allocation, Dispensary Operations, Business Management A US Navy Veteran, Dave opened his first dispensary called D&M Compassion Center in 2005. In 2008, Dave opened Sonoma Patient Group in Santa Rosa and sold...
Debby Goldsberry

Debby Goldsberry

Instructor: Patient Relations, Procurement & Allocation, Dispensary Operations, Business Management Debby Goldsberry is a leader 25 years strong in the medical cannabis industry and marijuana policy reform. She co-founded the Berkeley Patients Group (BPG) medical...
Ed Rosenthal

Ed Rosenthal

Mr. Rosenthal is the pothead’s answer to Ann Landers, Judge Judy, Martha Stewart and the Burpee Garden Wizard all in one.” –NY Times January 2003. Ed Rosenthal is recognized worldwide as an authority on marijuana. He has studied and written about the plant for more...
Edie Lerman, Esq

Edie Lerman, Esq

www.edielerman.com Operating out of Ukiah and San Francisco, California, Edie Lerman has been committed to providing unsurpassed legal services to individuals, collectives, and businesses. Offering consultations to all types of professionals in reference to cannabis...
Eric Sterling

Eric Sterling

Eric Sterling Professor: Politics & History Eric E. Sterling has been President of the Criminal Justice Policy Foundation since 1989. Eric has been active in marijuana law reform for 39 years without interruption since he joined NORML in 1976. As a third year law...
Felicia Shaw

Felicia Shaw

Instructor: Topical Applications Felicia is the owner of Mystic Herbal Body Care and has been making Topical Cannabis products that have been stocked in 15 cannabis clubs in the bay area including Harborside Health Center. She also has one body care shop in the...