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Officers

NCSL's officers serve on the Executive Committee, the governing body of the conference. The seven officers include a president, president elect, vice president, immediate past president, staff chair, staff vice chair and immediate past staff chair. 

Executive Committee


Ex-Officio and CSG National and Regional Members

Legislative Summit Host State Members
Sen. Eric Bassler, Senate assistant majority caucus chair, Indiana (2023)
Senate President Robert Stivers, Kentucky (2024)
TBD, Massachusetts (2025)

Co-Chairs, NCSL Standing Committees
Sen. Bob Duff, Senate majority leader, Connecticut
Rep. Jon Eubanks, House speaker pro tempore, Arkansas

Staff Co-Chairs, NCSL Standing Committees
Miriam Fordham, legislative fiscal analyst, Legislative Research Commission, Kentucky
Melissa Renick, assistant director for research, Legislative Research Department, Kansas

International Affiliate Member
MNA Mathieu Lemay, National Assembly of Québec

CSG National and Regional Members
Rep. Kevin Ryan, House majority assistant deputy speaker pro tempore and CSG president, Connecticut

Rep. Ryan E. Mackenzie, Pennsylvania
Eastern Region

Sen. Beth Mizell, Louisiana
Southern Region

Sen. Joan Ballweg, Wisconsin
Midwestern Region

Sen. Bill Hansell, Oregon
Western Region

At-Large Members

Legislators

  • Asm. Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, Assembly majority leader, California
  • Asm. Tyler August, Assembly majority leader, Wisconsin
  • Rep. Barbara Ballard, House minority caucus chair, Kansas
  • Sen. Cristina Castro, Illinois
  • Sen. Marilyn Dondero-Loop, Nevada
  • Rep. Deborah Ferguson, Arkansas
  • Sen. Donna Frett-Gregory, USVI
  • Rep. Roger Goodman, Washington
  • Speaker Roger Hanshaw, West Virginia
  • Rep. Sonya Harper, Illinois
  • Sen. Briggs Hopson III, Mississippi 
  • Senate President Matt Huffman, Ohio
  • Del. Terry Kilgore, Virginia
  • Sen. Becky Massey, Tennessee
  • Senate President Ty Masterson, Kansas
  • Asm. John T. McDonald, New York
  • Rep. Sam McKenzie, Tennessee
  • Sen. Ann Millner, Senate majority whip, Utah
  • Rep. Billy Mitchell, House minority caucus chair, Georgia
  • Speaker Sherman Packard, New Hampshire
  • House Majority Leader Dan Saddler, Alaska
  • Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi, Rhode Island
  • Senate President Karen Spilka, Massachusetts
  • Speaker Ben Toma, Arizona
  • Sen. Whitney Westerfield, Kentucky

Legislative Staff

  • Natalie Castle, director, Legislative Council Staff, Colorado
  • Lonnie Edgar, deputy director, Joint Legislative PEER Committee, Mississippi
  • Aurora Hauke, chief of staff to Sen. Jesse Kiehl, Alaska
  • Doug Himes, ethics counsel, Office of the Chief Clerk, Tennessee
  • Jennifer Jackson, senior legislative counsel, Texas Legislative Council, Texas
  • Wendy Jackson, administrative services manager, Legislative Reference Bureau, Wisconsin
  • Eric Katz, counsel to the majority, New York State Senate, New York
  • Terri Kondeff, director, Legislative Services Office, Idaho
  • Cliff McCollum, director, Constituent Services, Alabama
  • Eric Nauman, principal fiscal analyst, Minnesota
  • Rich Olsen, director, Legislative Services Division, West Virginia
  • Jill Reinmuth, staff director, Office of Program Research, Washington
  • Paul Smith, clerk of the House, New Hampshire
  • Betsy Theroux, director, Media Services, House of Representatives, Georgia
  • Will Tracy, communications specialist/videographer, House of Representatives, Arkansas
  • Erica Warren, assistant reviser of statutes, Legislative Research Commission, Kentucky
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