EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

The Executive Committee serves as the Board of Directors, reviewing the work and activities of the policy committees, adopting policy positions for the organization, and selecting participants for the Western Legislative Academy. The Executive Committee is composed of the four CSG West officers, the presiding legislative leaders and ranking minority leaders in each chamber of the 13 Western states, the chair and vice chair of each policy committee, and other legislators appointed by the presiding legislative officers.

 

For more information on the Executive Committee, please contact Edgar Ruiz, CSG West Director, at (916) 553-4423 or eruiz@csg.org

 

*Ex-Officio Member

Alaska

President Cathy Giessel, President of the Senate

Senator Tom Begich, Senate Minority Leader

Senator Gary Stevens, CSG Past Chair

Speaker Bryce Edgmon, Speaker of the House

Representative Lance Pruitt, House Minority Leader

Representative Charles Kopp, CSG West Vice Chair - Public Safety Committee

Arizona

President Karen Fann, President of the Senate

Senator David Bradley, Senate Minority Leader

Speaker Russell "Rusty" Bowers, Speaker of the House

Representative Charlene R. Fernandez, House Minority Leader

California

President Pro Tem Toni G. Atkins, Senate President Pro Tempore

Senator Shannon Grove, Senate Minority Leader

Senator Ben Allen, CSG West Vice Chair - Economic Development Committee

Senator Bob Wieckowski, Appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore

Speaker Anthony Rendon, Speaker of the Assembly

Assemblymember Marie Waldron, Assembly Minority Floor Leader

Assemblymember Ken Cooley, Appointed by the Speaker

Assemblymember Heath Flora, Apppointed by the Speaker

Assemblymember Mike Gipson, Appointed by the Speaker

Assemblymember Monique Limón, Appointed by the Speaker

Colorado

President Leroy Garcia, President of the Senate

Senator Chris Holbert, Senate Minority Leader

Senator Nancy Todd, CSG West Past Chair

Speaker KC Becker, Speaker of the House

Representative Patrick Neville, House Minority Leader

Representative Jeni Arndt, CSG West Vice Chair

Representative Chris Hansen, CSG West Vice Chair - Energy Committee

Hawaii

President Ronald Kouchi, President of the Senate

Senator Kurt Fevella, Minority Floor Leader

Senator Kaiali'i Kahele, 2018 Western Legislative Academy Class President

Senator Brian Taniguchi, CSG Past Chair

Speaker Scott Saiki, Speaker of the House

Representative Gene Ward, House Minority Leader

Representative Della Au Belatti, Appointed by the Speaker

Representative Lynn DeCoite, CSG West Chair - Agriculture Committee

Representative Dee Morikawa, Appointed by the Speaker

Representative Mark Nakashima, Appointed by the Speaker

Idaho

President Pro Tempore Brent Hill, Senate President Pro Tempore

Senator Michelle Stennett, Senate Minority Leader, CSG West Co-Chair - Canada Relations Committee

Senator Lee Heider, CSG West Vice Chair - Agriculture Committee

Senator Chuck Winder, Majority Leader, Appointed by President Pro Tempore

Speaker Scott Bedke, Speaker of the House

Representative Mat Erpelding, House Minority Leader

Representative Clark Kauffman, Appointed by Speaker

Montana

President Scott Sales, President of the Senate

Senator Jon Sesso, Senate Minority Leader

Speaker Greg Hertz, Speaker of the House

Representative Casey Schreiner, House Minority Leader

Representative Zach Brown, CSG West Chair - Water & Environment Committee

Representative Geraldine Custer, CSG West Chair - Energy Committee

Representative Kimberly Dudik, CSG West Chair

Representative Marilyn Ryan, Delegate to the National Council of State Legislators (NCSL)

Nevada

Senator Nicole Cannizzaro, Senate Majority Leader

Senator James A. Settelmeyer, Senate Minority Leader

Senator Moises Denis, CSG West Vice Chair - Education Committee

Senator Pat Spearman, CSG West Chair - Westrends Board

Speaker Jason Frierson, Speaker of the Assembly

Assemblywoman Robin Titus, Assembly Minority Floor Leader

Assemblywoman Daniele Monroe-Moreno, Appointed by Speaker

New Mexico

Senator Mary Kay Papen, Senate President Pro Tempore

Senator Stuart Ingle, Senate Minority Floor Leader

Senator Bill Soules, Appointed by Senate President

Senator Elizabeth Stefanics, Appointed by Senate President

Speaker Brian Egolf, Speaker of the House

Representative James G. Townsend, House Minority Floor Leader

Representative Deborah Armstrong, CSG West Vice Chair - Health Committee

*Raúl Burciaga, Chair - Legislative Service Agency & Research Directors

Oregon

President Peter Courtney, President of the Senate

Senator Herman Baertschiger Jr., Senate Republican Leader

Senator Bill Hansell, CSG West Vice Chair - Water & Environment Committee

Senator Elizabeth Steiner Hayward, Appointed by President of the Senate

Speaker Tina Kotek, Speaker of the House

Representative Carl Wilson, House Republican Leader

Representative Barbara Smith Warner, Appointed by Speaker

Utah

President Stuart Adams, President of the Senate, CSG West Immediate Past Chair

Senator Karen Mayne, Senate Minority Leader

Senator Daniel Hemmert, Appointed by Senate President

Senator Ralph Okerlund, Appointed by Senate President

Senator Evan Vickers, Appointed by Senate President

Speaker Brad Wilson, Speaker of the House

Representative Brian King, House Minority Leader

Representative Jim Dunnigan, Appointed by Speaker of the House

Representative Bradley G. Last, CSG West Chair - Economic Development Committee

Washington

Senator Andy Billig, Senate Majority Leader

Senator Mark Schoesler, Senate Republican Leader

Senator Randi Becker, CSG West Vice Chair - Westrends Board

Senator Bob Hasegawa, Appointed by Senate Majority Leader

Senator Sam Hunt, CSG West Past Chair

Speaker Laurie Jinkins, Speaker of the House

Representative J.T. Wilcox, House Republican Leader

Representative Sherry V. Appleton, CSG West Chair - Public Safety Committee

Representative Bruce Chandler, CSG West Chair - Legislative Council on River Governance

Representative Jeff Morris, CSG West Past Chair

Representative Gina Mosbrucker, Appointed by Speaker of the House

Representative Lillian Ortiz-Self, Appointed by Speaker of the House

Wyoming

President Drew Perkins, President of the Senate

Senator Chris Rothfuss, Senate Minority Leader

Senator Michael Von Flatern, CSG West Chair-Elect

Speaker Steve Harshman, Speaker of the House

Representative Cathy Connolly, House Minority Leader

Representative Eric Barlow, CSG West Chair - Health Committee

Representative David Northrup, CSG West Chair - Education Committee

American Samoa

Honorable Gaoteote P. Tofau, President of the Senate

Honorable Savali Talavou Ale, Speaker of the House

Guam

Honorable Tina Muña Barnes, Speaker of the Legislature

Honorable William M. Castro, Minority Leader

Northern Mariana Islands

President Victor Borja Hocog, President of the Senate

Speaker Blas Jonathan Tenorio Attao, Speaker of the House

Alberta, Canada

British Columbia, Canada