NCSL Foundation Board of Directors

8/11/2022

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, please contact Caroline Carlson.

Officers

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

Christine CsizmadiaVice President

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

J.J. GentryJ.J. Gentry 

Counsel 

General Assembly

South Carolina

At-Large Members

Kentucky Senator Ralph AlvaradoSenator Ralph Alvarado
Kentucky

North Carolina Senator Dan BlueRon Barnes

Head of State Legislative Affairs

Google 

Washington, D.C.

North Carolina Senator Dan BlueSpeaker Scott Bedke
House Speaker 
Idaho

North Carolina Senator Dan Blue

Pablo Benavente 

Senior Political & Government Relations Manager

Turo

California

 

North Carolina Senator Dan BlueSenator Dan Blue
Senate Democratic Leader
North Carolina

Elaine BowersSenator Elaine Bowers

Kansas

Jon BurtonJon Burton
Managing Director, State Government Relations
RELX 
Georgia

David CaseyDavid Casey
Senior Vice President, Government Relations and Business Development
Maximus
Virginia

Dave Christman

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

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

Georgia Senator Bill CowsertSenator Bill Cowsert
Georgia

Christine CsizmadiaRepresentative Kurt Daudt

House Minority Leader

Minnesota

Christine CsizmadiaSenator Bob Duff

Senate Majority Leader
Connecticut

Ashley Dwire

Director of State & Local Programs

Service Employees International Union

Washington, D.C.

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

Dave Howell

Anika Hagenson

Senior Manager, Government Affairs

Intuit

Minnesota

Oregon Senator Bill HansellSenator Bill Hansell
Oregon

Jon Heining

Jon Heining
General Counsel
Texas Legislative Council
Texas 

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

Joe JasoJennifer Jones

Executive Director 

Sunset Advisory Commission 

Texas

Joe JasoRepresentative Brian Patrick Kennedy

House Speaker Pro Tempore
Rhode Island

Senator Greg Leding, ArkansasSenator Greg Leding

Arkansas

Joe Jaso

Sabrina Lewellen
Deputy Director, Arkansas Senate
Assistant Secretary of the Senate
Arkansas

Arkansas Representative Greg LedingBrian McAndrews

Managing Director, State Government Relations

TIAA

California

Indiana Senator David LongSenator Jeremy Miller
Senate President
Minnesota

Indiana Senator David Long

Senator Ann Millner

Senate Majority Whip

Utah

 

Arkansas Representative Greg Leding

Diana Noel
Director, Family & Care Giving
AARP
Washington, D.C. 

Arkansas Representative Greg Leding

Michelle Peacock

Global Head of Public Policy

Waymo

California

Steve PikeAnthony "Steve" Pike
Colonel
Virginia General Assembly
Virginia

Indiana Senator David Long

Representative Angelo Puppolo

Massachusetts

Chris Riley Chris Riley
Director, State Government Relations
Archer Daniels Midland
Illinois

Hawaii Speaker of the House Scott SaikiAnne Sappenfield
Director, Legislative Council
Wisconsin

Jenn StoweJenn Stowe
Vice President, Government Relations
The Carpet and Rug Institute
Virginia

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

Jeff ThiebertJeff Thiebert
Project Director, State Strategy Group
The Pew Charitable Trusts
Washington, D.C.

Martha WigtonKevin Thompson

Senior Director of State and Local Government Relations

Walmart

Arkansas

Wisconsin Speaker of the Assembly Robin VosPresident
Speaker Robin Vos
Assembly Speaker
Wisconsin

Angela Williams

Senior Director, External Relations

Stride

Virginia

Ethan Wilson
Counsel
Catalyst
Nevada

Fred Zeytoonjian

Senior Counsel, State and Local Government Affairs

Apple Inc. 

Washington, D.C.