Meet Our Green Team

Cannabiziac’s Advisory Board


Priscilla P. Agoncillo

Co-Founder & CEO of Original Breeders League Biodynamic Farms

For the last 15 years, Priscilla C. Agoncillo has been a prominent global activist and entrepreneur in the Cannabis & Psychedelics Industry.

She is an international speaker, contributing writer and Cannabis expert for the media.

Priscilla is Co-Founder of Original Breeders League, a multiple-awarding winning cannabinoid genetics farm and Founder of TRUFFE Plant Biosciences.

Priscilla currently serves as President of the Cannabinoid Industry Association (CBDIA). Priscilla works diligently on supporting the presence of minority women as entrepreneurs & leaders in the Cannabis Industry.

Priscilla A.

Russell Bennett

Cannabis Attorney, Filmmaker, Podcast Host

Russell Bennett became a lawyer in 1997, prior to establishing a career in film, theatre and documentary production. In 1998, Bennett produced and directed the documentary STONED: Hemp Nation on Trial, which followed the test case and trial of Christopher Clay, owner of Hemp Nation, Canada’s first hemp store. STONED premiered nationally in Canada on CBC TV and was nominated for Best Political Documentary at Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival.

In 2004, Bennett created the award-winning multi-character solo play, The Reefer Man, which told the story of a lawyer, who grows award-winning marijuana in his basement and transforms into an underground cannabis superhero. Bennett toured the play to fringe festivals and professional theatres across Canada. After the birth of his first child, Bennett went back to the practice of law in 2013 with his father at Bennett & Company, practicing bankruptcy and insolvency law. In 2018, Bennett founded Cannabis Law, a full-service cannabis law firm to help small to medium-sized businesses and entrepreneurs grow. Bennett posts on matters relating to cannabis and the law at https://cannabislaw.ca, and hosts a podcast Cannabis Law in Canada, which features long-form interviews with industry and legal experts.

Russell B.

Dick Clark

CEO & President, Clark Leadership Consulting, Inc.

Dick Clark’s widely celebrated legacy of changing lives is validated by his superior accuracy in predicting the exponential advancement of technology, the impact of artificial intelligence, augmented reality and their convergence. His gifted clarity in defining a vision of the future is unparalleled. The C-Suite places unwavering trust in his keen comprehension of disruptive innovation. The power of his insight is the major benefit resulting from thought provoking one-on-one partnering sessions that create game changing results. Clark also chairs the Council of Economic Advisors, Chamber Board Member, and respect community leader.

Dick C.

Felecia L. Dawson, MD

Cannabis Advocate, Educator, Holistic Gynecology, Functional Medicine, Wellness Consultant

Dr. Dawson is a passionate wellness physician who practices holistic, integrative and functional medicine. With over 30 years of experience in women’s healthcare, Dr. Dawson has been acknowledged by Essence Magazine as one of the leading Black female obstetrician gynecologists in the nation.

Dr. Dawson is the first physician in Georgia to join the Society of Cannabis Clinicians. Understanding the healing power of cannabis, Dr. Dawson works with numerous grassroots organizations to decriminalize this amazing medicinal plant. She has been at the forefront advocating for social equity for those who have been marginalized by the criminal justice system.

Felecia D.

John E. Oxendine

Chairman, President and CEO | Blackstar, LLC and Blackstar LP

Mr. Oxendine is currently Chairman, President and CEO of Blackstar, LLC and Blackstar LP, both management companies which provide consulting and management services to the communications industry.

Mr. Oxendine earned an M.B.A. from Harvard University, Graduate School of Business in 1971. He received a B.A. in Political Science and Sociology from Hunter College in 1965. He has a working knowledge of Spanish and French, and some familiarity with Russian.

Mr. Oxendine has written several articles on venture capital and media investing that have been published in the Bar Association Law Journal, Duke University Law Review, Journal of Minority Business Finance, and Sound Management.

John O.

Jaison Raju

Small Business Dev. Specialist II | Office of Equal Business Opportunity, Palm Beach County

Jaison is a Small Business Development Specialist II with the Office of Equal Business Opportunity and his tenures with local agencies/nonprofits in South Florida were in the areas of supplier diversity/inclusion, small business support and economic development. Jaison also worked in Southeast Michigan where he provided leadership and program direction to TechTown, Detroit’s largest business incubator and research park, his work resulted in the consolidation of resources into one leading signature program, scaling it from 15 startups to 107 startup clients. This resulted in 4.25M in funding from a regional fund-of-funds and 0.5M funding from the Kauffman Foundation. Jaison has an MBA from Wayne State University and has recently completed a Master of Science in Finance (MSF) with the Executive program within Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business.

Jaison R.