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Board of Directors

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The NCSL Foundation for State Legislatures' volunteer board of directors is composed of corporate and union executives as well as state legislative leaders and senior legislative staff.

Officers

Terie Norelli President
Representative Terie Norelli
Speaker of the House
New Hampshire

Jean CantrellVice President
Jean Cantrell
Senior Director, State Government Affairs
Philips
Washington, D.C.

Patsy SpawSecretary/
Treasurer

Patsy Spaw
Secretary of the Senate
Texas

At-Large Members

Michael Adams Michael Adams
Director, Strategic Planning
State Senate
Virginia

Pamela Althoff Senator Pamela Althoff
Illinois

Elsie Arntzen Senator Elsie Arntzen
Montana

Don BalfourSenator Don Balfour
Georgia

Elizabeth Bartz Elizabeth Bartz
President and CEO
State & Federal Communications
Ohio

Rosie Berger Representative Rosie Berger
Wyoming

Sano BlockerSano Blocker
Senior Vice President, Public Affairs
Energy Future Holdings
Texas

Curt BrambleSenator Curt Bramble
President Pro Tempore
Utah

Colin ChilesColin Chiles
Director, State Government Relations
Mylan
Washington, D.C.

Susan ConnellySusan Connelly
Director, State & Local Government Relations
Darden Restaurants
Florida

Nancy CyrNancy Cyr
Director
Legislative Research Office
Nebraska

Gerard DehrmannGerard Dehrmann
Vice President, Public Affairs & Government Relations
Walmart
Arkansas

Gerard DehrmannWayne Fonteix
Vice President, State & Local Affairs
AT&T
New Jersey

Gary FuchsGary Fuchs
Senior Director, Government Relations
Hewlett-Packard
Texas

Stefani Millie GrantStefani Millie Grant
Manager, State Government Relations & External Affairs
Unilever
Washington, D.C.

Kemp HannonSenator Kemp Hannon
New York

Sally JamesonDelegate Sally Jameson
Maryland

Brian Patrick KennedyRepresentative Brian Patrick Kennedy
Rhode Island

Tim MartinTim Martin
Director, Global Government Affairs
Amgen
Washington

Jerry MooreJerry Moore
Director, State Government Affairs
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA
Alabama

Richard MooreSenator Richard Moore
Massachusettes

Ron OrlandoRon Orlando
Senior Director, Government Affairs
Comcast Cable Communications
Pennsylvania

Peggy PietyPeggy Piety
Senior Staff Attorney
Legislative Services Agency   Indiana

Steve RauschenbergerSteve Rauschenberger
Rauschenberger Partners, LLC Illinois

Tim RiceTim Rice
Executive Director
Legislative Information System

Maureen RiehlMaureen Riehl
Vice President, Government Affairs
Council On State Taxation
Washington, D.C.

Paul RussinoffPaul Russinoff
Vice President, State Relations
Visa
Washington, D.C.

Susan Clark SchaarSusan Clark Schaar
Clerk of the Senate
Virginia

Alden SchacherAlden Schacher
Vice President, State Government Affairs
Apollo Education Group, Inc.
Washington, D.C.

Debbie SmithSenator Debbie Smith
Nevada

Bruce StarrSenator Bruce Starr
Oregon

Sharon Crouch SteidelSharon Crouch Steidel
Chief Technology Officer
House of Delegates
Virginia

Donna StoneDonna Stone 
Senior V.P. for Central Delaware
Delaware Community Foundation
Delaware

Mike ThompsonMike Thompson
Director, Government and Public Affairs
BP America
Oklahoma

Leticia Van de PutteSenator Leticia Van de Putte
Texas

Tom WrightTom Wright
Chief of Staff
Office of the Speaker
Alaska

Jan YamaneJan Yamane
Acting State Auditor
Hawaii


Updated 10/17/13

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