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About Us

Our Mission

The Mendocino Cannabis Alliance serves and promotes Mendocino County’s world-renowned cannabis cultivators and businesses through sustainable economic development, education and public policy initiatives.

Amplify your voice!

Our incredible members provide essential support that enables us to serve and promote the full spectrum of cannabis businesses in Mendocino County.

As A Member of MCA you receive access to exclusive benefits including:

  • Bi-weekly policy call
  • Members only discounts
  • Listing in the MCA Member Directory
  • Discounted or free access to educational webinars, workshops, and presentations
  • Up-to-the-minute updates on local, state, and national policy and regulatory developments
  • Eligibility to be nominated and elected to our Board of Directors during nomination periods

Michael Katz, Executive Director


Michael Katz began his professional journey in Los Angeles with a 15-year career in content creation. He has created branded content for some of the most recognizable companies in the world, including Apple, the NFL, Hewlett Packard, Tylenol, and many others.

He worked for a client base including most major motion picture studios, networks, videogame companies including Activision, Microsoft, and Sony, content portals such as Google and YouTube, and brands such as Microsoft, Disney, and PlayStation. 

Entering the cannabis space in 2015 ultimately led him to beautiful Mendocino County, where he currently serves as the Executive Director of the Mendocino Cannabis Alliance.  He is a member of the Producers Guild of America.

Michael can be reached via email at michael@mendocannabis.com

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