CPR Board OF Directors


Julie Monteiro, RN, BS (@AskNurseJuhlzie) is a Founding Partner and the Secretary of the Coalition for Patient Rights.

Julie is a a Registered Nurse in the state of Nevada and a UNLV Alumni.  She has worked over twenty-four years in medicine specializing in Internal Medicine, Orthopedics, Pediatric ER/Trauma and Adult ER, Outpatient Surgery and Pain Management, and a Nurse Educator in many of these specialties. She is the founder of Cannabis Nurses Magazine and Media (CNM), the Co- Founder of Cannabis Nurses Network (CNNC) and the fouder of Cannabis Nurses Association (NVCNA), a member of American Nurses Association (ANA) and Nevada State Nurses Association (NSNA).  Through American Cannabis Nurses Association (ACNA) she has earned certificates in The Basic Core Curriculum for Cannabis Nursing and The Advanced Curriculum for Cannabis Nursing.  Since 2014, she has attended numerous industry conferences and certifications across the country and on expert panels providing a nursing perspective to medical communities in Nevada, Arizona, California, Colorado, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, Utah, New Mexico, Ohio, and Florida.  Nurse Juhlzie has been a dedicated presenter in the educational, medical, and cannabis industry conference speaking circuits and consults legislators and professionals on a variety of levels thorough Medical Cannalyst Consulting Group.-- 



Maritza Bermudez is a Founding Partner and the Director of the Coalition For Patient Rights

Maritza is a cannabis business advisor for Cannabis Commerce Group Consulting.  She is also a former relations manager for the marijuana policy project, a devout medical marijuana activist and patient advocate. 



Cindy Brown is a Founding Partner and the Vice Treasurer for the Coalition For Patient Rights

Cindy Brown is the owner of Patient to Patient meetup group & Las Vegas Cannabis Events.  She is also a former organizer for WECAN. She is a medical cannabis patient, a breast cancer survivor, patient advocate and community leader. Cindy is a recipient of  The Jack Herer cup award in 2017 for industry leadership and in 2019 received the Lifetime Achievement Cannabis Activist Award.


Lennora Valles is a Founding Partner and the Treasurer for the Coalition of Patient Rights

Lennora is the owner of Disability Representative 4 HIRE and a Native Nevadan.  As a U.S. Navy Veteran she Founded the Las Vegas based non profit, Southern Nevada Women Veterans Coalition.  Lennora is a tribe member of the Oklevueha Native American Church, a former SSA social insurance specialist and former veteran service officer with the State of Nevada. She is also a medical marijuana activist and patient advocate.


Madisen Maglibene is a Founding Partner and Vice President For the Coalition For Patient Rights

Madisen is the Executive Director of NVnorml and owner and operator of Pizza Stoned.  She is a grassroots medical marijuana activist and a patient advocate.



Robert Cohen is a Founding Partner and the President for the Coalition For Patient Rights

Mr. Cohen is the Owner and Operator Cohen Medical Centers in Las Vegas, NV where they offer medical marijuana patient examinations and CBD Products.