Ellementa Toronto Chapter Event Monday August 13, 2018

Cannabis and Your Family.

Monday August 13, 2018
The Blogger Studio
20 Glebe Road West, Suite 9
Toronto, ON M5P 1C9



  • Trina Fraser, Partner, Brazeau Seller Law
  • Dara Servis,  Co-Founder and Executive Director of the New Jersey Cannabis Industry Association (NJCIA),
  • Maira Vallejo, Medical Cannabis Educator/ Outreach Specialist Solace Health Network

Trina, co-managing partner at Brazeau Seller Law, is an effective problem solver and trusted advisor to her business clients. While having a broad business law practice, Trina’s area of expertise is cannabis law. As head of BSL’s CannaLaw® group, Trina has emerged as a leading practitioner in cannabis law and is often called upon for comment and opinion. In addition to acting for licensed producers of medical cannabis in Canada, she advises various other cannabis industry participants such as clinics, software/application providers, investors and capital funds, as well as those seeking entry to the soon-to-be legalized consumer (recreational) cannabis market.

Dara Servis

Dara Servis is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the New Jersey Cannabis Industry Association (NJCIA). She is also a Director at Cammarano, Layton & Bombardieri Partners a full-service, bipartisan Trenton-based government relations firm.

Maira Vallejo, Medical Cannabis Educator/ Outreach Specialist Solace Health Network

Maira studied four years of general medicine at the Medical Academy of Wroclaw in Poland (English Division). After med school Maira’s interests and studies continued in the field of alternative and natural medicine, specializing in holistic nutrition, live cell analysis and now medical cannabis. Maira is currently a medical cannabis educator for patients, physicians and health care practitioners, as well as outreach and sales specialist for Solace Health Network. Other than English, Maira also speaks Spanish, Polish and French and in her spare time she is a singer and performer.


Ellementa Toronto

We just launched the first Elementa event in Canada on May 29, 2018!!!

Ellementa is the fastest growing women’s network focused on health, wellness and Cannabis!



Great speakers



Pamela Hadfield is a tech entrepreneur and co-founder of HelloMD, the largest online community of health and wellness cannabis consumers. After treating her debilitating migraines with cannabis successfully, Pamela launched HelloMD, initially as a telehealth service designed to connect medical cannabis patients with doctors from the privacy of home. After finding immediate success in the market, HelloMD expanded to include community, educational content and now product sales. As a leading female executive and spokesperson for one the fastest growing industries in the world, Pamela has been featured in Forbes, The New York Times, Elle, Rolling Stone, ADR, Cannabis Now, The Observer, Now This, CBS Sunday Morning, Harper’s Bazaar, LA Weekly and Tech Crunch, among others

As Emblem’s Market Actuator, Irie Selkirk combines her cannabis advocacy and innovative vision to actively engage, competitively campaign, and provide both consumer and business education on medical and recreational cannabis and its products. She’s at the forefront of industry trends and explores market potential to identify next-level strategies and cutting-edge ideas.

KATIE PRINGLE, Canndora Club & Cannabis Communications

Katie Pringle is the Co-Founder of PR firm Cannabis Communications (a division of Marigold PR) and Canndora.com, a female-focused cannabis lifestyle brand, subscription box program and community. An integrated marketing expert, Katie has a deep understanding of the social and digital landscape and traditional media mix. A recipient of PR in Canada’s 2017 Top 40 Under 40, Katie has extensive experience in lifestyle, entertainment and cannabis, with a specific focus on brands that speak to women.


Sabrina Ramkellawan is the Vice President, of Clinical Affairs at TerrAscend, which is a biopharmaceutical and wellness company that provides quality products, brands and services for the global cannabis marketplace. Sabrina manages Terra Health Network and responsible to oversee clinical research activities.

She is also a nurse, researcher, patient advocate, and professor. Sabrina has 15+ years of experience in clinical trials and bringing new drugs and devices to market. She has worked in the cannabis industry for 3 years which has included building cannabis clinics and conducting a number of cannabis research studies & trials. She is passionate about using her experience to help build a body of evidence to show the benefits and efficacy of medical cannabis and to help with developing new medical cannabinoid products. She also runs a non-profit called the Clinical Research Association of Canada that conducts events throughout the year highlighting clinical research being done in Canada.

MELISSA PIERCE, co-founder, Ellementa

Melissa is an entrepreneur, women’s rights advocate, and documentary filmmaker. She served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Marketing Officer of the techno-fashion startup Everpurse in 2012. She also founded Pitch Refinery Conference to help new women entrepreneurs practice framing and pitching new ideas and the Chicago Women Developers group, a community for women in computer programming, one of the largest such groups in the country. She crowdfunded, directed, and produced two documentary films, the award winning “Life in Perpetual Beta,” and “Born with Curiosity, the Grace Hopper Story.”