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Education Committee Members List

Education Committee Members

9/1/2014
NCSL Education Committee
Co-Chair: Representative Sharon Tomiko Santos, Washington
Co-Chair: Senator Howard A. Stephenson, Utah
Vice Chair: Assemblymember Elliot T. Anderson, Nevada
Vice Chair: Representative Robert W. Behning, Indiana
Vice Chair: Representative Harry Brooks, Tennessee
Vice Chair: Senator John W. Ford, Oklahoma
Vice Chair: Representative Mimi Stewart, New Mexico
Staff Co-Chair: Todd Butterworth, Nevada
Staff Co-Chair: L. Anita Thomas , North Dakota
Staff Vice Chair: Ian Hauer, Indiana
Staff Vice Chair: Phillip D. McCarthy, Maine
Staff Vice Chair: Sharon Wenger, Kansas

NCSL Contacts: Michelle Exstrom (Denver)  Lee Posey (D.C.)  Benjamin Schaefer (D.C.) 

Members & Working Groups

Alabama
Representative Rod H. Scott
Alaska
Senator Berta Gardner
Representative Gabrielle Ledoux
Representative Benjamin P. Nageak
Representative Lora Reinbold
Senator Bill P. Wielechowski
Arizona
Representative Doris Goodale
Brooke White, House Research Office
Senator Kimberly Yee
Arkansas
Representative Mark Biviano
Senator Alan Clark
Senator Joyce Elliott
Representative Jon S. Eubanks
Representative Homer Lenderman
Senator Uvalde R. Lindsey
Senator Jason Rapert
Representative Brent Talley
California
Edgar Cabral, Legislative Analyst's Office (LAO)
Colorado
Representative John W. Buckner
Representative Millie Hamner
Senator Rollie Heath
Representative Carole R. Murray
Julie Pelegrin, Legislative Legal Services
Representative Brittany Pettersen
Representative James D. Wilson
Connecticut
Sarah E. Bourne, Office of Fiscal Analysis
Representative Andrew M. Fleischmann
Eileen Lawlor Parker, Legislative Commissioners' Office
Emanuel Merisotis, Senate Democrats
Rob Poudrier, Senate Republican Office
Representative John T. Shaban
Marybeth Sullivan, Office of Legislative Research
Representative Roberta B. Willis
Delaware
Senator Margaret Rose Henry
Stephanie Mantegna
Representative Darryl M. Scott
Senator Gary Simpson
Senator David P. Sokola
Senator Bryan Townsend
Representative Kimberly A. Williams
Florida
Kurt Hamon, House Regulatory Affairs Committee
Lowell Matthews, Senate
Representative H. Marlene O'Toole
David Summers, OPPAGA
Georgia
Sara Arroyo, House Budget and Research Office
Representative Brooks P. Coleman
Senator Bill Cowsert
Representative Katie M. Dempsey
Representative Tom S. Dickson
Buck Dixon, House Budget and Research Office
Representative Jan Slaughter Jones
Representative Rahn Mayo
Senator Fran R. Millar
Senator Freddie K. Powell Sims
Senator Lindsey A. Tippins
Hawaii
Representative Isaac W. Choy
Representative Beth K. Fukumoto Chang
Representative Aaron Ling Johanson
Representative Robert C. McDermott
Representative Takashi Ohno
Representative Roy M. Takumi
Senator Jill N. Tokuda
Jan K. Yamane, Office of the State Auditor
Idaho
Senator John W. Goedde
Paul Headlee, Budget and Policy Analysis
Senator Jim Patrick
Illinois
Colleen Atterbury, House Republican Staff
Nicole Besse, Senate Republican Staff Office
Senator David S. Luechtefeld
Gabe Springer, Senate Democratic Policy & Budget Staff
Indiana
Representative Robert W. Behning
Jack Halloran, House Minority Caucus
Ian Hauer, Senate Majority Caucus
Senator Randall Head
Representative Todd M. Huston
Cecily Martin, Senate Majority Caucus
Chuck Mayfield, Legislative Services Agency
Representative Rhonda J. Rhoads
Senator Earline S. Rogers
Representative Vernon G. Smith
Senator Carlin J. Yoder
Iowa
Bridget Godes, Senate Democratic Research Staff
Senator Liz Mathis
Senator Herman C. Quirmbach
Senator Brian H. Schoenjahn
Senator Mary Jo Wilhelm
Representative Frank B. Wood
Kansas
Representative Ronald L. Highland
Representative Kasha R. Kelley
Representative Jerry D. Lunn
Sharon Wenger, Legislative Research Department
Kentucky
Senator Joe Bowen
Representative Jim Glenn
Representative Derrick W. Graham
Senator Jimmy C. Higdon
Representative Dennis L. Horlander
Senator Stan Humphries
Representative Charles W. Miller
Senator Gerald A. Neal
Sharon Newman
Representative Tom N. Riner
Representative Rita H. Smart
Representative Wilson L. Stone
Representative Gerald L. Watkins
Senator Mike Wilson
Louisiana
Elizabeth Borne, Legislative Services, House Legislative Staff
Senator Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb
Nancy Jolly, Legislative Services, House of Representatives
Senator Ben W. Nevers Sr.
Maine
William Brown, House of Representatives
Representative Matthea E. Daughtry
Representative Lori A. Fowle
Representative Brian L. Hubbell
Representative Victoria P. Kornfield
Senator Brian D. Langley
Representative Joyce A. Maker
Phillip D. McCarthy, Office of Policy & Legal Analysis
Representative Michael D. McClellan
Representative Andrew J. McLean
Senator Rebecca J. Millett
Representative Matthew G. Pouliot
Representative Madonna M. Soctomah
Maryland
Delegate Charles E. Barkley
Senator Joan Carter Conway
Rachel H. Hise, Dept of Legislative Services/Ofc of Policy Analysis
Delegate Carolyn J.B. Howard
Senator Nancy J. King
Senator Paul G. Pinsky
Senator James C. Rosapepe
Carol L. Swan, Dept of Legislative Services/Ofc of Policy Analysis
Massachusetts
Representative James Arciero
Representative Cory Atkins
Representative Jennifer E. Benson
Carolyn Benzon, House Committee on Education
Representative Nicholas A. Boldyga
Representative Thomas J. Calter
Senator Sonia R. Chang-Díaz
Representative Thomas P. Conroy
Representative Sean Curran
Representative Marcos A. Devers
Representative Stephen L. DiNatale
Senator Eileen M. Donoghue
Representative Kimberly N. Ferguson
Representative Denise C. Garlick
Angelina Hong, House Committee on Education
Senator Patricia D. Jehlen
Rosalind Jordan, Joint Committee on Higher Education
Scott Lieber, House Committee on Higher Education
Representative Paul W. Mark
Senator Michael O. Moore
Representative Alice Hanlon Peisch
Representative William S. Pignatelli
Representative Denise Provost
Representative John H. Rogers
Senator Richard J. Ross
Representative Tom Sannicandro
Representative David T. Vieira
Jennie Williamson , House Committee on Education
Michigan
Senator Darwin L. Booher
Joe Carrasco, Senate Fiscal Agency
Senator Bruce Caswell
Mary A. Cleary, House Fiscal Agency
Senator Patrick J. Colbeck
Representative Kevin M. Cotter
Representative Bob Genetski
Ellen Jeffries, Senate Fiscal Agency
Senator John Moolenaar
Senator John G. Pappageorge
Senator Phil J. Pavlov
Representative Bill Rogers
Senator Tonya Schuitmaker
Kathryn R. Summers, Senate Fiscal Agency
Senator Howard Walker
Minnesota
Representative David Bly
Melissa S. Johnson, House of Representatives
Representative Carlos Mariani
Senator Carla J. Nelson
Representative Kim M. Norton
Senator Branden Petersen
Ken Savary, Minnesota House of Representatives
Senator Patricia Torres Ray
Senator Charles W. Wiger
Mississippi
Senator Nancy Adams Collins
Representative E. Forrest Hamilton
Representative Wanda Taylor Jennings
Dwan Johnson, Legislative Services Offices
Representative John L. Moore
Senator Gray Tollison
Nathan Wells, Office of the Speaker
Missouri
Rebecca DeNeve, House of Representatives
Speaker Timothy W. Jones
Representative Kathy Swan
Montana
Casey Barrs, Legislative Services Division
Senator Tom Facey
Senator Bradley M. Hamlett
Senator Greg Jergeson
Representative Donald W. Jones
Senator Llew C. Jones
Leanne Kurtz, Montana Legislative Services Division
Senator Sue Malek
Representative Edie L. McClafferty
Representative Daniel R. Salomon
Representative Casey Schreiner
Senator Sharon Stewart-Peregoy
Senator Gene Vuckovich
Senator Jonathan Windy Boy
Representative Tom D. Woods
Nebraska
Senator Bill P. Avery
Tammy F. Barry, Education Committee
Senator Tanya Cook
Senator Rick Kolowski
Senator Jim Scheer
Senator Les Seiler
Senator Kate K. Sullivan
Nevada
Assemblymember Elliot T. Anderson
Todd Butterworth, Legislative Counsel Bureau
Todd Butterworth, Legislative Counsel Bureau
Assemblymember Marilyn M. Dondero Loop
Assemblymember Wesley K. Duncan
Assemblymember Andrew M. Eisen
Senator Aaron D. Ford
Mindy Martini, LCB Research
Susan Scholley, Legislative Counsel Bureau
Senator Joyce L. Woodhouse
New Hampshire
Representative Mary Stuart Gile
Michael Kane, Office of Legislative Budget Assistant
Michael J. Landrigan, Office of Legislative Budget Assistant
Christopher M. Shea, Office of Legislative Budget Assistant
New Mexico
Lanysha Adams, Legislative Education Study Committee
Sarah Amador-Guzman
Claudia Armijo, Legislative Council Service
Michael G. Bowers, Legislative Education Study Committee
Senator Craig W. Brandt
Senator Pete Campos
David Craig, Legislative Education Study Committee
Travis Dulany, Legislative Education Study Committee
Representative Nora B. Espinoza
Kevin Force, Legislative Education Study Committee
Representative David M. Gallegos
Representative Stephanie Garcia Richard
Rachel Gudgel, Legislative Finance Committee
Tracy Hartzler, Legislative Finance Committee
Senator Gay G. Kernan
Ian Kleats, Legislative Education Study Committee
Representative Rick S. Miera
Senator Howie C. Morales
Mark Murphy, Legislative Education Study Committee
Senator John Pinto
Frances Ramirez Maestas, Legislative Education Study Committee
Senator Sander Rue
Representative Tomas E. Salazar
Senator Clemente Sanchez
Senator John M. Sapien
Senator William E. Sharer
Senator William P. Soules
Representative Mimi Stewart
Lisa Sullivan, Legislative Council Service
Representative Christine Trujillo
Michael Weinberg, Legislative Finance Committee
North Carolina
Denise Adams , Research Division
Representative Kelly M. Alexander Jr.
Representative Marilyn W. Avila
Representative Hugh A. Blackwell
Drupti Chauhan, Research Division
Representative George G. Cleveland
Representative Tricia A. Cotham
Representative Susan C. Fisher
Representative Rosa U. Gill
Representative Rick B. Glazier
Representative Larry D. Hall
Representative Bryan R. Holloway
Representative Linda P. Johnson
Sara Kamprath, Research Division
Leslie Karkanawi, Bill Drafting Division
Representative James H. Langdon Jr.
Brent Lucas, Program Evaluation Division
Kara McCraw, Research Division
Kristopher Nordstrom, Fiscal Research Division
Patsy L. Pierce, Research Division
Senator Gladys A. Robinson
Representative Phillip R. Shepard
Senator Dan F. Soucek
Representative Sarah S. Stevens
Pamela Taylor, Program Evaulation Division
Senator Jerry W. Tillman
North Dakota
Representative Mike R. Nathe
Senator Donald G. Schaible
Representative Mike I. Schatz
L. Anita Thomas , Legislative Council
Ohio
Representative Gerald L. Stebelton
Oklahoma
Kim Bishop, House Legal Division
Representative Gus R. Blackwell
Representative Ed Cannaday
Representative Dennis Casey
Representative Ann Coody
Representative Lee R. Denney
Senator John W. Ford
Senator James E. Halligan
Senator Clark Jolley
Representative Jeannie McDaniel
Representative Jason N. Smalley
Senator Gary Stanislawski
Representative Todd Thomsen
Representative Emily Virgin
Representative G. Harold Wright Jr.
Pennsylvania
Randy Albright, Senate Democratic Appropriations Committee
Elizabeth Craig, Senate Appropriations Cmmte
Representative Nickolas M. Kotik
Representative Mark L. Longietti
Christopher Wakeley, House Education Committee
Puerto Rico
Senator Eduardo A. Bhatia
Senator Antonio J. Fas Alzamora
Senator Maria T. Gonzalez Lopez
Senator Rossana Lopez Leon
Emilio Seijo Rivera, Education & Culture Committee
Rhode Island
Senator Elizabeth A. Crowley
Senator Hanna M. Gallo
Senator Harold M. Metts
Senator Adam J. Satchell
South Carolina
Senator John E. Courson
Senator John W. Matthews Jr.
Representative Joseph H. Neal
Lisa Nichols, South Carolina Senate
Representative Phillip D. Owens
Senator Nikki G. Setzler
South Dakota
Representative Paula Hawks
Senator Phyllis M. Heineman
Representative Ray Ring
Representative Jacqueline Sly
Senator Chuck Welke
Tennessee
Representative Harry Brooks
Representative Harry Brooks
Representative John J. DeBerry Jr.
Senator Steven Dickerson
Senator Todd Gardenhire
Senator Dolores R. Gresham
Senator Brian K. Kelsey
Texas
Representative Alma A. Allen
Representative Jimmie Don Aycock
Representative Daniel H. Branch
Senator Wendy R. Davis
Representative Joe Farias
Kurt Gore, Texas Legislative Council
Representative Ryan Guillen
Pamela Lam-Yip, Texas Legislative Council
Rachel Lance, Legislative Council
Karen Latta, Sunset Advisory Commission
Representative Marisa Marquez
Barrett McPhaul, Texas Legislative Council
Representative Geanie W. Morrison
Senator Dan Patrick
Representative Diane Patrick
Cindy Stein, Legislative Council
Representative Mike Villarreal
Andrea Winkler , Legislative Budget Board
Senator Judith P. Zaffirini
U.S. Virgin Islands
Senator Donald G. Cole
Senator Tregenza A. Roach
Utah
Representative Brad L. Dee
Representative Gregory H. Hughes
Senator Patricia W. Jones
Ben Leishman, Legislative Fiscal Analyst Office
Senator Mark B. Madsen
Representative Carol Spackman Moss
Representative Marie H. Poulson
Spencer Pratt, Legislative Fiscal Analyst Office
Senator Howard A. Stephenson
Vermont
Representative Johannah L. Donovan
Representative Anne H. Mook
Representative Philip Peltz
Mark Perrault, Legislative Fiscal Office
Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Council
Virginia
Delegate Mamye E. BaCote
Delegate C. Todd Gilbert
Delegate R. Steven Landes
Senator Mamie E. Locke
Senator Steve H. Martin
Delegate Jimmie P. Massie III
Senator John C. Miller
Senator Stephen D. Newman
Senator Thomas K. Norment Jr.
Senator Richard L. Saslaw
Washington
Mary Kenfield, House Democratic Caucus
Senator Jeanne E. Kohl-Welles
Senator Kevin M. Ranker
Senator Christine Rolfes
Representative Sharon Tomiko Santos
West Virginia
Senator Larry J. Edgell Jr.
Hank Hager, Senate Committee on Education
Delegate Brady R. Paxton
Senator Robert H. Plymale
Delegate Mary M. Poling
Wisconsin
Katie Bender-Olson, Legislative Council
Senator Christopher J. Larson
Rachel Letzing, Legislative Council
Senator Luther S. Olsen
Anne Sappenfield, Legislative Audit Bureau
Senator Kathleen Vinehout
Wyoming
Senator Paul R. Barnard
Representative Cathy Connolly
Tania Hytrek, Legislative Service Office
David R. Nelson, School Finance Section, Legislative Service Office
Representative John W. Patton
Senator Chris Rothfuss
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