Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-Woodbridge) announced he would recommend former Verizon vice president of external affairs Sam Delgado to sit on the state’s Cannabis Regulatory Commission Friday.
“Sam Delgado’s professional and military service is outstanding and I strongly believe he is the best person to serve on the Cannabis Regulatory Commission,” Coughlin said. “Sam is an expert in the fields of community leadership, business management, strategic planning, supplier diversity and regulatory policy. He will bring these talents to the Commission and is a valued addition.”
Delgado, the husband of Coughlin running mate Assemblywoman Yvonne Lopez (D-Perth Amboy), co-chaired Newark Mayor Ras Baraka’s housing and economic development transition team and was previously chair of the Newark Regional Business Partnership.