Welcoming Scheril Murray Powell to the Board of Directors

Board Chair and new Board Member Scheril Murray Powell Esq at SXSW

(Colorado Springs, CO) – The S3 Collective, an organization dedicated to building the future of the cannabis industry through standards, science and safety, is thrilled to announce the addition of Scheril Murray Powell, Esq. to its Board of Directors. With a distinguished career as an advocate for cannabinoid legalization and social equity policy, Powell brings a wealth of experience, passion, and expertise to the S3 Collective’s mission of promoting responsible growth and inclusivity in the cannabis sector.

Powell has made significant contributions to the cannabis industry, holding key positions in various prestigious law firms, establishing the Cannabis HR Council, supporting organizations through board positions, such as the Broward County Medical Advisory Board  and the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Subcommittee of ASTM International’s Committee D37 on Cannabis. Powell’s dedication to driving policy change and fostering diversity and inclusion has positioned her as a leading figure in the advancement of equitable and sustainable cannabis industry practices.

In addition to her legal and advocacy work, Powell has played critical roles in nonprofit organizations, including the JUSTÜS Foundation and Patients Out of Time, underscoring her commitment to social justice and health within the cannabis community. Her extensive experience and strategic insight will be invaluable to the S3 Collective as it continues to advocate for ethical policies, education, and community engagement within a rapidly evolving landscape.

“The S3 Collective is honored to welcome Scheril Murray Powell to our Board of Directors,” says Co-Founder and acting Board Chair, David Vaillencourt, MS. “Her exceptional leadership and advocacy align perfectly with our core values and goals. We are confident that her contributions will greatly enhance our initiatives and drive meaningful progress in the cannabis industry.”

Powell’s appointment to the Board of Directors is a testament to the S3 Collective’s commitment to leading the cannabis industry towards a safe and sustainable future. Her vision and expertise will be instrumental in guiding the organization’s strategic direction and expanding its impact both nationally and internationally.

About the S3 Collective

The S3 Collective is a nonprofit organization committed to advancing the cannabis, hemp, and other botanicals marketplaces through collaboration, education, and standardization. Through its collaborative approach, the S3 Collective seeks to ensure the marketplace grows responsibly, fostering a culture of inclusivity and accessibility. 

For media inquiries, please contact:

Lakshmy Mahon

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David Vaillencourt, Co-Founder and acting Board Chair

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