The Westrends Board is comprised of one legislator from each of the 13 western states. It provides a forum and an opportunity to evaluate the direction and velocity of trends that affect the quality of life in the West through conversations with futurists and demographers. In a region that is increasingly defined by rapid change, Westrends focuses on the implications for policy makers of the demographic, economic and cultural trends that are shaping the western states.



Representative Polly Lawrence


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Assemblymember Ken Cooley





2015-2016 Westrends Board


For more information on the Westrends Board, please contact CSG West staff Edgar Ruiz by phone 916-553-4423 or email at