Taylor W
2024 Speaker

Taylor West is a veteran policy advocate and consultant with more than two decades of experience in political campaigns, marketing and public relations, and nonprofit development. During the past 10 years, she has been centrally involved in the emergent fields of psychedelics and cannabis policy reform. West serves as philanthropic advisor to Flourish Trust, a Colorado-based fund dedicated to the healing and regeneration of humanity and the planet. She also co-created and serves as project director for the UC Berkeley Psychedelics Survey. She has previously served as chief of staff for New Approach, the primary strategic partner for numerous state-level psychedelic and cannabis policy campaigns; communications director for the Psychedelic Science Funders Collaborative (PSFC); and deputy director of the National Cannabis Industry Association; and a campaign strategist for a host of high-profile political issues and candidates