CFI Affinity Foundation
To abundantly serve local and global communities in supporting an enriching sustainable program by utilizing the benefit of cultivated Hemp.
By developing empowering programs focused on servicing our communities, we intend to create from a local level a global impact.
Servicing locally, impacting globally.
We believe it is our duty to be socially responsible and to perform so as to maintain a balance between the economy and the ecosystems. We are clear of this vision and we are thrilled to share that we have brought to our team the top-level individuals who will be running our Foundation where we will be managing all our charitable giving efforts.
Raquel Hernandez - Foundation Director
In 2014, Raquel founded her own nonprofit organization, The Integrated Authenticity Heart Project Foundation, where she began to showcase her visionary leadership, dynamic business acumen, and
social responsibility and pursue her commitment to generate maximum impact, collaboration, and contribution. From 2000 to 2015, Raquel was the Vice President and COO of the company she co-founded. She successfully provided the leadership, management, and vision necessary to ensure that the company had the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively grow the organization and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency.
Michelle Luster - Director of Global Hemp Education
Michelle Luster is a seasoned educator, promoter, and curriculum developer having taught both here and abroad for the past 20 years. She is a presenter at national and international conferences, and she served as assistant director in International Programs and Global Engagement and as director for International Student Life programs at the university level. In 2018, she was honored as Faculty Member of the Year. Michelle also serves as an evaluator for the U.S. State Department Fulbright Scholar Program, and she conducts teacher trainings for domestic students as well as international visiting scholars. She is passionate about promoting multi-cultural communicative competency and enduring relationships through her work and travels. She is excited about joining the CFI Affinity Foundation team in serving local, national, and global communities in the many ways Hemp Education can benefit our planet and its family.