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Task Force on International Relations

TASK FORCE ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Mission

Review NCSL activities with foreign governments and/or subnational governments. Identify the structure for NCSL activities and explore how state legislatures might better coordinate international activities and approaches. Investigate whether there are resources from the US Government, foreign governments or foundations to support expanded international cooperation between legislators, legislative staff and their counterparts in other national/subnational governments.

NCSL Task Force On International Relations
Chair: Senator Pamela J. Althoff, Illinois
Chair: Senator Verna L. Jones-Rodwell, Maryland

NCSL Contacts: Kathy Brennan Wiggins (D.C.) 

Members & Working Groups

Alaska
Tom Wright, House Speaker Mike Chenault
Colorado
Senator Ellen S. Roberts
Georgia
Senator Donald K. Balfour
Hawaii
Representative John M. Mizuno
Ms. Jan K. Yamane
Illinois
Senator Pamela J. Althoff
Senator Toi W. Hutchinson
Indiana
Senator David C. Long
Margaret 'peggy' Piety, Legislative Services Agency
Kansas
Representative James E. Todd
Maryland
Karl S. Aro, Department of Legislative Services
Delegate Talmadge Branch
Senator Verna L. Jones-Rodwell
Massachusetts
Representative Jay R. Kaufman
Senator Richard T. Moore
Minnesota
Senator Sandra L. Pappas
Speaker Paul C. Thissen
Nebraska
Senator Tanya Cook
Senator Jeremy J. Nordquist
New Hampshire
Speaker Terie T. Norelli
New York
Senator Kemp Hannon
Assemblymember Felix W. Ortiz Jr.
Rhode Island
Representative Brian P. Kennedy
South Carolina
Senator Thomas C. Alexander
Texas
Senator Rodney G. Ellis
Mr. Ken Levine
Patsy Spaw, State Senate
Utah
Senator Curtis S. Bramble
Speaker Rebecca D. Lockhart
Senator Mark B. Madsen
Virginia
Delegate Richard L. Anderson
Washington
Representative Jeff Morris
West Virginia
Senator Robert H. Plymale
Wyoming
Representative Rosie M. Berger
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