Janet R Sweeney, Ph.D.

Foundation Administrator, for Phoenix Tears Foundation and is CEO of Phoenix Tears Limited Liability Company

Janet Sweeney holds degrees in Electrical Engineering, Biology and Religion. She has worked in Engineering and design for over 25 years . Dr. Sweeney C.V. can be seen in Who’s Who in America 2011-2014, Who’s Who Among Students in America 1993, and Who’s Who in Science and Engineering 1986.

Dr. Robert J Melamede, Ph.D

Program Administrator, is the President/CEO of Cannabis Science, is a research scientist and an educator

Dr. Melamede is a published professor who has taught at New York Medical College, University of Vermont and the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs. He specializes in the fields of base excision DNA repair, free radicals, the endocannabinoid system an how far from equilibrium thermodynamics explains the physics of life and the unique role that cannabinoids play as anti-aging compounds that promote health. Dr. Melamede is one of the rare scientist activists who through political activities and education has helped provide the underlying scientific framework in support of medical marijuana. More recently, Dr. Melamede is CEO and president of the publicly traded company Cannabis Science (CBIS). Cannabis Science is devoted to bringing oral cannabis-based medicines through the FDA. They are in particular focusing on the use of oral cannabis extracts to treat veterans suffering from chronic pain and PTSD.

Bobbi Vickers

Phoenix Tears Foundation Board Member, Trade Ambassador

Vickers is a strong activist who uses her diverse skill set to help achieve the Phoenix Tears mission.  She conceived the “WHAT IF” campaign to encourage notable celebrities to speak out about cannabis extract medicine.

Jenn Jackson

Community Outreach Director for the Phoenix Tears Foundation

Jenn Jackson is an activist for cannabis law reform who credits her inspiration and participation in this field to her first viewing of Run From The Cure. She is a senior volunteer for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, and Station Manager & Talk Show Host at PAPsite Radio, named after the informal group of volunteers, Professionals Against Prohibition, she founded in 2009.

Justin Kander

Webmaster, manages content on the PhoenixTears network

Kander has been an activist for cannabis extract medicine since seeing the documentary Run From the Cure in March 2008. Since then, he has worked to educate others about the truth and use cannabis medicine in the most effective way possible. His years of experience in website management, WordPress operations, search engine optimization, and content creation/organization give him the ideal background for managing the PhoenixTears network of websites.