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. If you have any questions regarding the Board of Directors, please contact Caroline Carlson.

Officers

Maureen Riehl

President

Speaker Mitzi Johnson

Speaker of the House 

Vermont

Maureen Riehl

Vice President
Maureen Riehl
Principal, Counsel
MultiStates Associates
Washington, D.C.

Jon Heining

Secretary/Treasurer

Jon Heining
General Counsel
Texas Legislative Council
Texas 

At-Large Members

Kentucky Senator Ralph AlvaradoSenator Ralph Alvarado
Kentucky

North Carolina Senator Dan BlueSpeaker Scott Bedke
Speaker of the House 

Idaho

North Carolina Senator Dan BlueSenator Dan Blue
North Carolina

Elaine BowersSenator Elaine Bowers

Kansas

Utah Senator Curt BrambleSenator Curt Bramble
Utah

Raul BurciagaRaul Burciaga
Director
Legislative Council Service
New Mexico

Jon BurtonJon Burton
Senior Director, State Government & Industry Affairs
RELX Group
Georgia

lynn butlerLynn Butler 
Executive Director - Regulatory
State and Legislative Strategy
AT&T
Ohio

David CaseyDavid Casey
Senior Vice President, Government Relations and Business Development
MAXIMUS
Washington, D.C

Dave Christman

Dave Christman
Vice President, State Affairs
National Beer Wholesalers Association
Virginia

Rick CimermanRick Cimerman
Vice President, External & State Affairs
NCTA - The Internet & Television Association
Washington, D.C.

Georgia Senator Bill CowsertSenator Bill Cowsert
Senate Majority Leader
Georgia

Christine CsizmadiaChristine Csizmadia
Director, State Outreach
Nuclear Energy Insitute
Washington, D.C.

Nancy CyrNancy Cyr
Director
Legislative Research Office
Nebraska

Gerard DehrmannGerard Dehrmann
Senior Vice President
Public Affairs & State and Local Government Relations
Walmart
Arkansas

Connecticut Senator Bob DuffSenator Bob Duff
Senate Majority Leader
Connecticut

Tom FoulkesTom Foulkes
Senior Director, State Advocacy 
BSA | The Software Alliance
Washington, D.C.

J.J. GentryJ.J. Gentry 

Counsel 

Senate Ethics Committee

South Carolina

Mark GiuffreMark Giuffre
Vice President, State Government Affairs
UPS
New York

Oregon Senator Bill HansellSenator Bill Hansell
Oregon

Dave HowellDave Howell
Regional Director, State Government Relations
Wells Fargo
Arizona

Joe JasoJennifer Jones

Executive Director 

Sunset Advisory Commission 

Texas

Joe JasoJoe Jaso
Head, Government Affairs
Mylan
Washington, D.C.

Arkansas Representative Greg LedingSenator Greg Leding
Arkansas 

Indiana Senator David LongSenator Jeremy Miller

Minnesota

Tom PhillipsTom Phillips
Senior Director, State and Local Government Affairs
Siemens
Washington, D.C.

Steve PikeAnthony "Steve" Pike
Chief of Police
Virginia Capitol Police
Virginia

Chris Riley Chris Riley
Director, State Government Relations
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)
Illinois

Chris Runge
Director, Public Employees
American Federation of Teachers
Washington, D.C.

Hawaii Speaker of the House Scott SaikiSpeaker Scott Saiki
Speaker of the House
Hawaii

Joe TestaJoe Testa
Vice President, Government Affairs
American Express
Washington, D.C.

Jenn StoweJenn Stowe
Vice President, Governmental Issues
The Carpet & Rug Institute
Virginia

Jeff ThiebertJeff Thiebert
Project Director, State Strategy Group
The Pew Charitable Trusts

Washington D.C.

Chuck TruesdellChuck Truesdell
Legislative Fiscal Analyst
Legislative Research Commission
Kentucky

Wisconsin Speaker of the Assembly Robin VosSpeaker Robin Vos
Speaker of the Assembly
Wisconsin

Danielle WaterfieldDanielle Waterfield
Chief Policy Officer
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries
Washington, D.C.

Martha WigtonMartha Wigton
Director
House Budget and Research Office
Georgia