Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee (LSCC) | Roster

11/17/2021

Introduction

The LSCC is made up of the NCSL staff officers, the legislative staff members elected to the NCSL Executive Committee, the staff co-chairs and staff vice chairs of the NCSL Standing Committees, two officers of each of the nine professional staff associations, and up to six discretionary appointees of the staff chair.

The purposes of the Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee (LSCC) are to oversee the legislative staff division of NCSL, to coordinate the work of the nine professional staff associations of NCSL, to promote professional development of legislative staff, and to review and evaluate NCSL services to legislative staff.   LSCC serves in an advisory capacity to the NCSL Executive Committee.

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NCSL Executive Committee Officers

Joseph James "J.J" Gentry, NCSL staff vchair, South Carolina Senate
Anne Sappenfield, NCSL staff vice chair, Wisconsin Legislative Council
Martha R. Wigton, NCSL immediate past staff chair, Georgia House Budget and Research Office

NCSL Executive Committee At-Large Members

Tim Bommel, photojournalist, Missouri House of Representatives
Jon Courtney, deputy director for program evaluation, New Mexico Legislative Finance Committee
Kevin Drennan, executive director, New Jersey Senate Democratic Office
Sarah Elmore-Hernandez, chief of staff, Guam Legislature
Matt Gehring, staff coordinator, Minnesota House Research Department
Aurora Hauke, chief of staff, Alaska House of Representatives
Scott Kaiser, assistant secretary - Senate, Illinois
Susan W. Kannarr, chief clerk, Kansas House of Representatives
Othni J. Lathram, director, Alabama
Sabrina Lewellen, deputy director and assistant secretary, Arkansas Senate
Rich Olsen, director, West Virginia
Anthony "Steve" Pike, chief of police, Virginia
Jill Reinmuth, staff director, Washington House Office of Program Research
John Snyder, committee staff administrator, Kentucky
Betsy Theroux, director of House Media Services, Georgia
One Vacancy

2021-2022 Discretionary Appointments

Six Vacancies

2021-2022 Staff Officers of the Overall Standing Committee

Lonnie Edgar, staff co-chair, NCSL Standing Committees, Mississippi
Vacancy, staff co-chair, NCSL Standing Committees
John Bjornson, vice chair, NCSL Standing Committees, North Dakota
Monique Appeaning, vice chair, NCSL Standing Committees, Louisiana
K.C. Norwalk, vice chair, NCSL Standing Committees, Indiana
Vacancy, vice chair, NCSL Standing Committees

2021-2022 Professional Staff Association Officers

American Society of Legislative Clerks and Secretaries (ASLCS) 

Brad Young, president, ASLCS, Ohio
Tim Sekerak, president-elect, ASLCS, Oregon

NCSL Liaison: Holly South

 

Leadership Staff Professional Association (LSPA)

Branden Pursinger, chair, LSPA, Oregon
Justin Cajindos, first vice chair, LSPA, Oklahoma

NCSL Liaison: Megan McClure

 

Legislative Information and Communications Staff (LINCS)

Will Tracy, chair, LINCS, Arkansas
Aundrea Peterson, vice-chair, LINCS, Utah 

NCSL Interim Liaison: Angela Andrews

 

Legislative Research Librarians (LRL)

Ingrid Hernquist, chair, LRL, New Jersey
Jessica Lundgren, vice-chair, LRL, Maine

NCSL Liaison: Megan McClure

 

National Association of Legislative Fiscal Offices (NALFO)


Melody DeBussey, president, NALFO, Georgia
Amy Skei, president-elect, NALFO, Washington

NCSL Liaison: Erica MacKellar

 

National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES)

Kristen Rottinghaus, chair, NLPES, Kansas
Eric Thomas, vice-chair, NLPES, Washington

NCSL Liaison: Brenda Erickson

 

National Association of Legislative Information Technology (NALIT)


Soren Jacobsen, chair, NALIT, Idaho
Nate Rohan, vice chair, NALIT, Wisconsin

NCSL Liaison: Kae Warnock

 

National Legislative Services and Security Association (NLSSA)


Richard Webb, president, NLSSA, South Carolina
Michelle O'Brien, vice-president, NLSSA, Idaho

NCSL Liaison: Angela Andrews & Brenda Erickson

 

Research, Editorial, Legal and Committee Staff (RELACS)

Fred Messerer, chair, RELACS, California
Erican Warren, vice chair, RELACS, Kentucky

NCSL Liaison: Kae Warnock