Education & Events Manager
Anissa Medina is Education & Events Manager for the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA). In this role, Medina plans, implements, and administers AHPA’s educational programs to meet AHPA members’ education needs through webinars, workshops, congresses, and conferences. Her work ensures that AHPA members are educated on issues that impact the success and growth of the herbal and botanical products marketplace.
Before joining AHPA, Medina spent nearly 5 years in various positions in the hemp CBD industry, including events, marketing, and regulatory affairs. In 2021, Medina served as Vice President State Lobbying Committee for the U.S. Hemp Roundtable.
Medina received her bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing from San Diego State University. Medina also has an interest in sustainability and earned a certificate of achievement in sustainability and resource management from Irvine Valley College.