Board of Directors

Steve Bloom

Steve is publisher of and former editor of High Times and Freedom LeafHe’s also co-author of Pot Culture: The A-Z Guide to Stoner Language & Life and Reefer Movie Madness: The Ultimate Stoner Film Guide. As a board member of the NYC Cannabis Parade & Rally since 2018, he leads the team.

Ryan Lepore

In addition to being on the NYCCPR board, he's executive director of the board of NYC NORML.

Kimberly Byrnes

A.k.a. Kym B, she and her business partner created TribeTokes, a sexy smoke and vape brand. She produces the NYC Cannabis PArade & Rally after-party.

Tanya Osborne

She works with Women Grow and the Cannadiva Collective.

David Holland

One of New York's leading cannabis attorneys, he works at Prince Lobel Tye LLC.


Advisory Board Members

Troy Smit

A longtime drug policy reform activist, he's deputy director of Empire State NORML, legislative director for New Yorkers for Mental Health Alternatives, and founder of Long Island NORML. 


A filmmaker, record producer web developer and visual artist working in a variety of mediums, he’s been organizing, stage managing and fundraising for the NYC Cannabis Parade & Rally since 2012.

Leo Bridgewater

Based in New Jersey, he's a partner at Heart Community Captial and is also a veteran.



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• Logos by Mark Forscher for Under After

• Art design and printing by Lettuce Print