MEET THE TEAM

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Heather Schieferle
Founder and Executive Director

Heather Schieferle is the daughter of a Vietnam Era Marine, a mother to 3 children and a community leader by example. She realized the need for Veteran’s affordable access to Cannabis as a safe, natural alternative to the often fatal pills pushed onto our Veterans. She has spent countless hours over the last 7 years fighting for Medicinal Marijuana in Florida after voting for it 25 years ago as a resident of California. She is the Founder,  Executive Director and non voting Board of Directors member of Buds for Vets, Inc. A Florida Nonprofit. As well as cannabis advocate for all patients and Founder of The Florida Pediatric Cannabis Club. 

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Melissa Hutton
Intake Coordinator

Melissa Hutton is an Air Force veteran whom is passionate to help other Veterans find relief in medical marijuana.  She is a fighter and a major inspiration to all of us at Buds For Vets!