Commissioner, Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission
Shaleen was appointed commissioner to the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission, the independent state agency charged with regulating the newly legal marijuana industry. She was a founding board member of the Minority Cannabis Business Association, where she led the drafting of the first state-level model bill created to give states guidance to implement a process of reinvestment and reconciliation. Shaleen has won several awards for her advocacy work and efforts to bring more women and people of color into drug policy reform and the cannabis industry. Previously she was a consultant in the multistate tax group at Deloitte.