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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

Bruce StarrPresident
Senator Bruce S
tarr
Oregon

Jean CantrellVice President
Jean Cantrell
Vice President, State & Local Gov. Relations
Philips
Washington, D.C.

Tom WrightSecretary/Treasurer
Tom Wright
Chief of Staff
Office of the Speaker
Alaska

At-Large Members

Michael Adams Michael Adams
Director, Strategic Planning
State Senate
Virginia

Pamela Althoff Senator Pamela Althoff
Illinois

Karl AroKarl Aro
Executive Director
Department of Legislative Services
Maryland

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

Rosie Berger Representative Rosie Berger
Wyoming

Curt BrambleSenator Curt Bramble
President Pro Tempore
Utah
 

Al CarlsonRepresentative Al Carlson
Majority Leader
North Dakota

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

Tom FoulkesTom Foulkes
Vice President, State Government Affairs
Entertainment Software Association
Washington, D.C.

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.

Michael GronstalSenator Michael Gronstal
Majority Leader
Iowa

Kemp HannonSenator Kemp Hannon
New York

Sally JamesonDelegate Sally Jameson
Maryland

 

Matt JohnsonMatt Johnson
Director of Southwest Region
State Government Affairs
Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.
Arizona

Jay KaufmanRepresentative Jay Kaufman
Massachusetts

Brian Patrick KennedyRepresentative Brian Patrick Kennedy
Rhode Island


Jeanne Kohl-WellesSenator Jeanne Kohl-Welles
Washington

Tim MartinTim Martin
Director, Global Government Affairs
Amgen
Washington

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

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
Illinois

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

Chris RungeChris Runge
Deputy Director
Political Department
American Federation of Teachers
Washington, D.C.

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

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

Debbie SmithSenator Debbie Smith
Nevada

 

Patsy SpawPatsy Spaw
Secretary of the Senate
Texas

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

Danielle WaterfieldDanielle Waterfield
Assistant Counsel & Director of Government Relations
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries
Washington, D.C.

Jan YamaneJan Yamane
Acting State Auditor
Hawaii

 

 

Updated 9/10/14

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