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The Natural Resources, Energy, and Environment Committee is responsible for protecting states’ interests in federal decisions on everything from agriculture to wastewater including biotechnology, electric grid and transmission, fossil fuels, and nuclear and renewable energy. The committee provides legislators and legislative staff with an opportunity to share and learn from the experiences of other states.

NCSL Natural Resources, Energy and Environment Committee
Co-Chair: Senator Katie Fry Hester, Maryland
Co-Chair: Senator Larry Luick, North Dakota
Vice Chair: Senator Chris Hansen, Colorado
Vice Chair: Representative Rick Hansen, Minnesota
Vice Chair: Senator Sue Rezin, Illinois
Vice Chair: Senator Annette Sweeney, Iowa
Staff Co-Chair: Christina Denney, New Jersey
Staff Co-Chair: David Hartman, Georgia
Staff Vice Chair: Brad Hagemeier, Minnesota
Staff Vice Chair: Benjamin Paul Kranner, Wisconsin

NCSL Contacts: Megan Bland (D.C.)  Benjamin Nasta (D.C.)  Jennifer Schultz (Denver) 

Members by States

Alaska
Representative Mike Cronk
Representative Alyse Galvin
Senator Cathy Giessel
Representative Craig Johnson
Representative DeLena Johnson
Representative Andy Josephson
Senator Scott Kawasaki
Representative Calvin Schrage
Arkansas
Representative Fred Allen
Representative Jack Fortner
Representative Jack Ladyman
Senator Fredrick J. Love
Representative Marcus E. Richmond
Colorado
Representative Marc Catlin
Senator Jessie Danielson
Jason Gelender
Senator Chris Hansen
Representative Richard Holtorf
Representative Cathy Kipp
Representative Mandy Lindsay
Representative Stephanie Luck
Representative Matthew Martinez
Representative Karen McCormick
Representative Jennifer Parenti
Representative Tammy Story
Representative Brianna Titone
Representative Elizabeth Velasco
Representative Ty Winter
Connecticut
Senator Christine Cohen
Lee Hansen
Janet Kaminski Leduc
Emanuel Merisotis
Kristen Miller
Senator Marilyn Moore
Representative Mary M. Mushinsky
Bradford Towson
Chris Zavagnin
Delaware
Representative William J. Carson Jr.
Senator Stephanie L. Hansen
Representative Debra Heffernan
Senator Gerald W. Hocker
Senator Trey Paradee
Representative Sophie Phillips
District of Columbia
Councilmember Charles Allen
Florida
Thomas Hamby
Georgia
Nathan Clubb
Senator Sally Harrell
David Hartman
Representative Martin Momtahan
Senator Nan Orrock
Matt Taylor
Representative Long Tran
Hawaii
Representative Elle Cochran
Representative Luke Evslin
Senator Mike Gabbard
Representative Linda Ichiyama
Representative Kirstin Kahaloa
Representative Darius Kila
Representative Nicole E. Lowen
Representative Mahina Poepoe
Representative David A. Tarnas
Representative Gene Ward
Idaho
Representative Megan Blanksma
Illinois
Senator Donald P. DeWitte
Senator Laura Ellman
Senator Sue Rezin
Laura Sinclair
Senator Ram Villivalam
Indiana
Tyler Campbell
Senator Ed Charbonneau
Representative Sue Errington
Senator Sue Glick
Jessica Harmon
Daniel Patrick Kelley
Senator Eric Koch
Representative Ed Soliday
Representative Mike Speedy
Representative Heath VanNatter
Iowa
Representative Charles Isenhart
Jace Mikels
Julie Simon
Senator Annette Sweeney
Kansas
Senator Elaine Bowers
Representative Leo Delperdang
Senator Dan Kerschen
Senator Carolyn McGinn
Representative Jim Minnix
Representative Lisa Moser
Representative Ken Rahjes
Representative Mark Schreiber
Representative Carl Turner
Senator Mary Ware
Kentucky
Representative David Hale
Katherine Halloran
Senator Denise Harper Angel
Jay Hartz
Senator Jimmy Higdon
Senator Jason Howell
Stefan Kasacavage
Kelly Ludwig
Senator Robby Mills
Tanya Monsanto
Senator Brandon Smith
John Snyder
Senator Adrienne Southworth
Senator Brandon Jackson Storm
Senator Damon Thayer
Senator Johnnie L. Turner
Senator Robin L. Webb
Senator Whitney Westerfield
Senator C. Phillip Wheeler
Brandon White
Louisiana
Senator Robert Allain
Senator Bob Hensgens
Maine
Senator Russell Black
Representative Jessica L. Fay
Maryland
Delegate Christopher T. Adams
Delegate Regina T. Boyce
Senator Sarah K. Elfreth
Senator Brian J. Feldman
Delegate David Fraser-Hidalgo
Senator Jason C. Gallion
Delegate Anne Healey
Senator Katie Fry Hester
Delegate Jay A. Jacobs
Delegate Andre V. Johnson
Senator Cory V. McCray
Delegate Charles J. Otto
Robert K. Smith
Delegate Dana Stein
T. Patrick Tracy
Delegate C.T. Wilson
Massachusetts
Senator Michael J. Barrett
Senator Joanne M. Comerford
Senator Cynthia Stone Creem
Senator Brendan P. Crighton
Senator Julian Cyr
Senator James B. Eldridge
Joshua I. Katz
Senator Edward J. Kennedy
Senator Paul W. Mark
Senator Marc R. Pacheco
Senator Rebecca L. Rausch
Senator Michael F. Rush
Michigan
Thomas Collins
William E. Hamilton
Jonah Houtz
Minnesota
Representative Patty Acomb
Matt Burress
Jim Carlson
Brad Hagemeier
Representative Rick Hansen
Andrew Lee
Representative Fue Lee
Janelle Taylor
Mississippi
Senator Jenifer B. Branning
Robert Dowdle Jr.
Lonnie Edgar Jr.
Dwan Quenson Johnson
Oona McKenzie
Senator Mike Thompson Jr.
Senator Charles Younger
Missouri
Representative Jeff Myers
Representative Bruce Sassmann
Representative Del Taylor
Montana
Griffin Burns
Katy Callon
Joe Carroll
Senator Willis Curdy
Senator Janet Ellis
Senator Pat Flowers
Representative Steven Galloway
Representative Steve Gist
Representative Steve Gunderson
Senator Denise Hayman
Toni Henneman
Representative Rhonda Knudsen
Representative Denley Loge
Jason Mohr
Megan Moore
Representative Gary Parry
Representative Joe Read
Representative Zack Wirth
Senator Daniel Zolnikov
Nebraska
Senator John Cavanaugh
Senator Barry DeKay
Senator John A. Fredrickson
Senator Rick Holdcroft
Senator Teresa J. Ibach
Nevada
Assemblymember Tracy Brown-May
Assemblymember Lesley E. Cohen
Assemblymember Richard DeLong
Assemblymember Howard Watts III
Assemblymember Toby Yurek
New Hampshire
Representative Judy Aron
Representative Peter Bixby
Representative Karen Ebel
Michael Kane
Michael J. Landrigan
Kevin P. Ripple
Christopher M. Shea
Representative George Sykes
Representative Douglas Thomas
Representative Michael Vose
Representative Thomas Walsh
New Jersey
Christina Denney
Kevil Duhon
Judith L. Horowitz
Adaline Kaser
Mark Magyar
Senator Angela V. McKnight
Lucinda Tiajoloff
New Mexico
Representative Anthony Allison
Shawna Casebier
Senator Joseph Cervantes
Mark H. Edwards
Senator David M. Gallegos
Representative Harry Garcia
Senator Ron Griggs
Representative Dayan Hochman-Vigil
Senator Leo Jaramillo
Tom Kricka
Senator Brenda McKenna
Senator George K. Munoz
Senator Cliff R. Pirtle
Senator Harold Pope
Senator Nancy Rodriguez
Representative Debra M. Sarinana
Senator Benny Shendo
Senator Elizabeth Stefanics
Senator Jeff Steinborn
Senator Mimi Stewart
Senator Bill Tallman
Senator Peter Wirth
New York
Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon
North Carolina
Jeff Cherry
Timothy Dale
Representative Jimmy Dixon
Wendy Graf Ray
Sean Hamel
Representative Pricey Harrison
Jeff Hudson
Senator Brent Jackson
Jennifer McGinnis
Chris Saunders
Representative Phillip Shepard
Representative John A. Torbett
North Dakota
Senator Keith Boehm
Senator Randy Burckhard
Senator David Hogue
Senator Greg Kessel
Senator Curt Kreun
Senator Larry Luick
Senator Dale Patten
Ohio
Representative Sean P. Brennan
Senator Andrew O. Brenner
Senator Terry Johnson
Senator Tim Schaffer
Senator Shane Wilkin
Oklahoma
Shannon Busick
Representative Eddy Dempsey
Representative Jim Grego
Representative Nicole Miller
Senator Casey Murdock
Senator Roland Pederson
Anthony Sammons
Mark Tygret
Oregon
Senator Michael Dembrow
Senator Jeff Golden
Senator Bill Hansell
Puerto Rico
Senator Ada Garcia Montes
Senator Marially Gonzalez Huertas
Armando Mojica
Senator Keren L. Riquelme Cabrera
Senator Elizabeth Rosa Velez
Senator Ramon Ruiz Nieves
Senator Albert Torres Berrios
Rhode Island
Representative David A. Bennett
Senator Frank A. Ciccone III
Representative Terri Cortvriend
Representative John G. Edwards IV
Senator Dawn Euer
Representative Arthur Handy
Representative Brian Patrick Kennedy
Senator Frank S. Lombardi
Senator Joshua Miller
Senator V. Susan Sosnowski
South Carolina
Heather Anderson
Paula G. Benson
Senator George E. Campsen III
Brian Cohl
Representative Heather Ammons Crawford
Representative Chandra E. Dillard
Senator Stephen L. Goldfinch
Senator Lawrence K. Grooms
Representative David R. Hiott
Gene Hogan
Senator J. Thomas McElveen
Representative Russell L. Ott
David Owens
South Dakota
Representative Roger Chase
Representative Becky Drury
Representative Trish Ladner
Senator Liz Larson
Senator Jim Mehlhaff
Senator Herman Otten
Representative Marty Overweg
Representative Drew Peterson
Representative John Sjaarda
Representative Kadyn Wittman
Tennessee
Senator Raumesh Akbari
Senator Paul Bailey
Senator Janice Bowling
Senator Heidi Campbell
Representative Rusty Grills
Senator Ed Jackson
Representative Kelly Keisling
Senator Adam Lowe
Senator Becky Duncan Massey
Senator Frank Niceley
Senator Charlane Oliver
Senator Mark Pody
Representative Jay Reedy
Senator Steve Southerland
Representative Chris Todd
Senator Page Walley
Senator Dawn White
Callan Wilkerson
Senator Ken Yager
Senator Jeff Yarbro
Texas
Sarah Akbar
Maria Breitschopf
Jessie Coulter
Senator Brandon Creighton
Nicholas De La Garza
Brigid Essing
Brett Ferguson
Ashley Nichole Graves
Brian Gumz
Shawn Harrison
Grant McLoughlin
Senator Jose Menendez
Senator Borris L. Miles
John Mistrot
Corey Pemberton
Anne Temple Peters
Michael Polich
Joseph Ritchick
David Saldivar
Senaida San Miguel
Kloe Thomas Burris
Allison Zaby
Utah
Representative Carl R. Albrecht
Representative Melissa G. Ballard
Representative Gay Lynn Bennion
Senator David G. Buxton
Representative Kay J. Christofferson
Senator Kirk A. Cullimore Jr.
Ivan Djambov
Senator Keith Grover
Representative Matthew H. Gwynn
Senator David P. Hinkins
Senator Don L. Ipson
Senator Derrin R. Owens
Representative Thomas W. Peterson
Representative Angela Romero
Senator Scott D. Sandall
Representative Rex P. Shipp
Representative Jeffrey D. Stenquist
Representative Keven J. Stratton
Senator Todd Weiler
Vermont
Representative Katherine Dolan
Michael O'Grady
Virginia
Senator T. Travis Hackworth
Senator David W. Marsden
Anne Oman
Senator Russet W. Perry
Washington
Representative Jake Fey
Representative Debra Lekanoff
Senator Liz Lovelett
Representative Ed Orcutt
Beth Redfield
Gary Wilburn
West Virginia
Delegate Bill Anderson Jr.
Delegate Mike DeVault
Senator Bill Hamilton
Delegate Clay Riley
Delegate George Street
Delegate Mark Zatezalo
Wisconsin
Anna Henning
Benjamin Paul Kranner
Ethan Lauer
Rachel Letzing
Steven McCarthy
David Moore
Representative Greta Neubauer
Mary Pfotenhauer
Wyoming
Josh Anderson
Matt Obrecht
Senator Stephan Pappas
Ian Shaw

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