Cannabis Compliance Director
While working for the City of Oakland, David became the first Tax Administrator in the Country to successfully tax, audit and regulate medical cannabis businesses. David is one of the state’s most recognized experts in cannabis horticulture, processing and dispensary operations. He uses his experience to assist local and state agencies in developing cannabis policies for regulation, compliance, auditing and economic development. He continues to provide technical support to the League of California Cities, the Police Chiefs Association, Rural County Representatives of California, and the California State Association of Counties. In addition, David works collaboratively with the Department of Consumers Affairs, Department of Food & Agriculture, Department of Health Services and the State Board of Equalization on implementing best practices for regulating the Cannabis Industry.