Alabama Cannabis Industry Association Board and Advisors

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Chey Garrigan

Executive Director & President

​Chey, who founded our organization, is often the "face" of the association in Montgomery and to the public. Her main activities are lobbying, speaking to news media, and managing public awareness. She also manages member benefits and the administration of the association.

Chey’s background is in large-scale land development projects and city planning. This experience equips her to lead the association’s day-to-day operations.


Edward Woerner

Edward Woerner is a partner in Eddie Boy's Soil Prep, LLC, a company that purifies and pasteurizes soil to organic condition.

He has provided this service for cannabis growers.

He and his whole family have generations in agriculture inventions and improve industry operations, particularly in sod. And he has a small hemp operation. His interest is in expanding the opportunity for cannabis for Alabama farmers through political advocacy and promotion.

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Board of Directors

Jason Tortorici

Legal Advisory

Mr. Tortorici is the co-founder of Schilleci & Tortorici, an award-winning, law firm based in Birmingham with decades of experience.

Mr. Tortorici has represented clients in the legal hemp, CBD, and cannabis industries since 2012, and his clients include companies in Alabama, Arizona, California, Utah, Nevada, and New Jersey.


John Fisher

Legal Advisor

Mr. Fisher, with The Fisher Law Firm, PC, has a history in business before he became an attorney. He now practices in the areas of general litigation with an emphasis on business law, personal injury and defense law, and criminal defense. He also serves as general counsel for several local businesses, providing them with valuable legal representation and business counseling.