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The Health Committee is responsible for protecting states' interests in federal decisions regarding behavioral health, disabilities, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, Medicare, long-term care, medical record privacy, health IT and AI. The committee provides legislators and legislative staff with an opportunity to share and learn from the experiences of other states.

NCSL Health Committee
Co-Chair: Senator Jean Hunhoff, South Dakota
Vice Chair: Senator Sara Gelser Blouin, Oregon
Vice Chair: Representative Kimberly Poore Moser, Kentucky
Vice Chair: Delegate Matthew Rohrbach, West Virginia
Staff Co-Chair: Christopher Joffrion, Kentucky
Staff Vice Chair: Elizabeth Bowen, Idaho
Staff Vice Chair: Patrick David Carlson, Maryland

NCSL Contacts: Tahra Johnson (Denver)  Lauren Kallins (D.C.)  Emily Katz (D.C.) 

Members by States

Alabama
Senator April Weaver
Alaska
Representative Andy Josephson
Representative Genevieve Mina
Representative Justin Ruffridge
James Sexton
Senator David Wilson
Arkansas
Representative Deborah Ferguson
Senator Greg Leding
Representative Stephen Magie
Representative Aaron Pilkington
Phil Price
Representative Jeff Wardlaw
California
Gail Gronert
Krista Pfefferkorn
Colorado
Representative Judy Amabile
Representative Mary Bradfield
Representative Brandi Bradley
Representative Kyle Brown
Christy B. Chase
Representative Lindsey Daugherty
Representative Regina English
Senator Rhonda Fields
Representative Lorena Garcia
Jennifer Gilroy
Senator Joann Ginal
Representative Eliza Hamrick
Representative Anthony Hartsook
Representative Richard Holtorf
Representative Iman Jodeh
Representative Chris Kennedy
Representative Sheila Lieder
Representative Karen McCormick
Senator Dafna Michaelson Jenet
Representative David Ortiz
Jane Ritter
Representative Matt Soper
Representative Tammy Story
Representative Brianna Titone
Representative Ron Weinberg
Senator Faith Winter
Representative Mary Young
Connecticut
Neil A. Ayers
Dina Berlyn
Courtney Cullinan Grasso
Nicole Dube
Senator Mae Flexer
Marie Grady
Melvette Hill
Elizabeth Keyes
James Orlando
Emily Shepard
Delaware
Senator Eric Buckson
Representative Kerri Evelyn Harris
Senator Sarah McBride
Senator Marie Pinkney
District of Columbia
Councilmember Vincent Gray
Georgia
Tara Boockholdt
Debra Brady
Hawaii
Representative Terez Amato
Senator Henry J.C. Aquino
Representative Trish La Chica
Senator Joy A. San Buenaventura
Representative Jenna Takenouchi
Idaho
Elizabeth Bowen
Senator Kevin Cook
Illinois
Senator Lakesia Collins
Senator Mattie Hunter
Clayton Klenke
Representative Lindsey LaPointe
Representative Anna Moeller
Angie Sidles
Representative Anne Stava-Murray
Indiana
Senator Vaneta Becker
Senator Jean Breaux
Senator Ed Charbonneau
Trent Glass
Erik Gonzalez
Casey Kline
Representative Vanessa Summers
Representative Dennis Zent
Iowa
Representative Michael Bergan
Representative Brooke Boden
Brad Trow
Kansas
Representative Doug Blex
Representative Ron Bryce
Representative Susan Concannon
Representative John Eplee
Senator Beverly Gossage
Representative Brenda Landwehr
Senator Pat Pettey
Senator Mark Steffen
Kentucky
Senator Julie Raque Adams
Representative Danny Bentley
Senator Karen Berg
Senator Danny Carroll
Representative Daniel Elliott
Miriam Fordham
Christopher Joffrion
Senator Stephen Meredith
Representative Kimberly Poore Moser
Breanna Patterson
Ben Payne
Jessica Sharpe
Dana Simmons
DeeAnn Wenk
Maine
Anna Broome
Representative Holly B. Stover
Maryland
Patrick David Carlson
Delegate Bonnie Cullison
Senator Guy Guzzone
Senator Antonio Hayes
Erin Hopwood
Senator J.B. Jennings
Senator Ariana B. Kelly
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk
Simon Powell
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg
Delegate Sheree Sample-Hughes
Senator Mary Washington
Massachusetts
Senator Nick Collins Sr.
Senator John Cronin
Senator Julian Cyr
Representative Marjorie C. Decker
Senator Lydia Edwards
Senator Cindy Friedman
Senator Robyn Kennedy
Senator Jason M. Lewis
Senator Joan B. Lovely
Ernestina Mendes
Senator Jacob R. Oliveira
Senator Pavel Payano
Senator Rebecca L. Rausch
Senator John C. Velis
Johanna Wakelin
Michigan
Ellyn Ackerman
Humphrey Akujobi
Lorna Beard
Coffiann Hawthorne
Kevin Koorstra
Maya Lowry
Representative Julie M. Rogers
Viola Wild
Minnesota
Doug Berg
Representative Steve Elkins
Carlos Guereca
Kathryn Ho
Representative Heather Keeler
Elisabeth Klarqvist
Steve McDaniel
Mississippi
Senator Kevin Blackwell
Senator Hob Bryan
Tracy R Day
Lonnie Edgar Jr.
Ronald M. Frith
Senator John Horhn
Senator Chad McMahan
Corbin Stanford
Missouri
Representative Tara Peters
Representative Robert Sauls
Representative Mike Stephens
Montana
Representative Jennifer Carlson
Senator Chris Friedel
Senator Dennis Lenz
Sue O'Connell
Alexis Sandru
Representative Mike Yakawich
Nebraska
Senator Raymond M. Aguilar
Senator Beau Ballard
Mikayla Findlay
Senator John A. Fredrickson
Senator Megan Hunt
Senator Teresa J. Ibach
Senator Loren Lippincott
Senator Terrell McKinney
Senator Merv Riepe
Senator Justin Wayne
Nevada
Assemblymember Cecelia Gonzalez
Assemblymember Michelle Gorelow
Assemblymember Gregory T. Hafen II
Assemblymember Sarah Peters
Eric Robbins
Senator Robin L. Titus
New Hampshire
Mike Hoffman
Michael Kane
Representative Erica Layon
Representative Wayne MacDonald
Representative James MacKay
Representative Tim McGough
Representative Charles McMahon
Representative James Murphy
Kevin P. Ripple
Representative Alexis Simpson
New Jersey
Assemblymember Herb Conaway Jr.
Assemblymember Shavonda E. Sumter
New Mexico
Sabina Gaynor
Senator Martin Hickey
Kelly Klundt
Andrea Lazarow
Senator Linda M. Lopez
Senator Bill B. O'Neill
Senator Gerald Ortiz y Pino
Senator Shannon D. Pinto
Senator Nancy Rodriguez
Charles Sallee
Senator Gregg Schmedes
Senator Antoinette Sedillo Lopez
Senator William P. Soules
Senator Elizabeth Stefanics
Representative Elizabeth Thomson
New York
Assemblymember Taylor Darling
Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick
North Carolina
Representative William D. Brisson
Sean Hamel
Jennifer Hillman
Senator Ralph Hise Jr.
Amy Jo Johnson
Joyce Jones
Theresa Matula
North Dakota
Representative Bert Anderson
Senator Sean Cleary
Senator Kathy Hogan
Senator Curt Kreun
Representative Karen M. Rohr
Representative Matthew Ruby
Ohio
Senator Nickie J. Antonio
Senator Andrew O. Brenner
Representative Darnell T. Brewer
Senator Jerry Cirino
Representative Michele Grim
Senator Terry Johnson
Senator Stephanie Kunze
Senator Mark Romanchuk
Oklahoma
David Crall
Senator John Haste
Marcia Goff Johnson
Representative Mark Lawson
Senator Greg McCortney
Representative Randy Randleman
Senator Paul Rosino
Representative Marilyn Stark
Oregon
Senator Sara Gelser Blouin
Puerto Rico
President Jose L. Dalmau Santiago
Senator Marially Gonzalez Huertas
Senator Ruben Soto Rivera
Senator Rosamar Trujillo Plumey
Rhode Island
Representative Julie A. Casimiro
Representative Grace Diaz
Representative John G. Edwards IV
Representative Arthur Handy
Representative Michelle E. McGaw
Senator Joshua Miller
South Carolina
President Thomas C. Alexander
Paula G. Benson
Representative William Clyburn
Gene Hogan
Senator Brad Hutto
Senator Margie Bright Matthews
Senator Katrina Frye Shealy
Speaker G. Murrell Smith Jr.
J. Mason Thomas
Senator Daniel B. Verdin III
South Dakota
Senator Bryan Breitling
Representative Erin Healy
Representative Mellissa Heermann
Senator Jean Hunhoff
Representative David Kull
Representative Scott Moore
Representative Brian Mulder
Representative Taylor Rehfeldt
Tennessee
Erwin David Aguilera
Senator Richard Briggs
Senator Rusty Crowe
Representative Ron Gant
Debbie Gazzaway
Senator Ferrell Haile
Representative David Hawk
Representative Esther Helton-Haynes
Representative Sabi Kumar
Senator Becky Duncan Massey
Senator Shane Reeves
Jenny Ritchey
Representative Bryan Terry
Texas
Sarah Akbar
Lauren Ames
Shannon Berry
Yvonne Danae Bush
Jessica Connaughton
Lauren Cooper
Kathy Dunham
Kaylei Elworth
Krissie Farmer
Mackenzie Fitzgerald
John Garza
Matthew Hodgson
Emma Johnson
Senator Lois Kolkhorst
Mark Kuster
Stephen Loomis
Kelly Lowe
Melissa MacNeil
John Mistrot
Libby Murphy
Brittany Peters
Kristine Rodriguez
Elizabeth Shannon
Allison Zaby
Jonathan Zimmer
Utah
Senator Luz Escamilla
Russell Frandsen
Senator Ann Millner
Senator Kathleen Riebe
Senator Scott D. Sandall
Senator Evan J. Vickers
Senator Ronald Winterton
Vermont
Representative Elizabeth Burrows
Jennifer Carbee
Representative Leslie Goldman
Nolan Langweil
Joyce Manchester
Katie McLinn
Virginia
Jeff Lunardi
Susan Massart
Washington
Representative Lisa Callan
Representative Paul Harris
Representative Alicia Rule
Representative Tana Senn
West Virginia
Jeff Johnson
Delegate Matthew Rohrbach
Charles Roskovensky
Wisconsin
Senator Jesse James
Margit Kelley
Representative Scott Krug
Steven McCarthy
Kelly Ann McGraw
Melissa Schmidt
Representative Lisa Subeck
Wyoming
Ian Shaw

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