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 Peter Micciche, President of the Senate

Senator Tom Begich, Senate Minority Leader, CSG West Co-Chair - Canada Relations Committee

Senator Gary Stevens, CSG Past Chair

Speaker Louise B. Stutes, Speaker of the House

Representative Cathy Tilton, House Minority Leader

Representative Chris Tuck, Appointed by Speaker of the House

Arizona

President Karen Fann, President of the Senate

Senator Rebecca Rios, Senate Minority Leader

Speaker Russell "Rusty" Bowers, Speaker of the House

Representative Reginald Bolding, Jr., House Minority Leader

California

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

Senator Shannon Grove, Senate Republican Leader

Speaker Anthony Rendon, Speaker of the Assembly

Assemblymember Marie Waldron, Assembly Republican Leader

Assemblymember Mike Gipson, CSG West Vice Chair

Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, CSG West Co-Chair - Agriculture & Water Committee

Assemblymember Kevin McCarty, CSG West Co-Chair - Education Committee

Assemblymember Jose Medina, CSG West Chair - Border Legislative Conference (BLC)

Colorado

President Leroy Garcia, President of the Senate

Senator Chris Holbert, Senate Minority Leader

Senator Chris Hansen, CSG West Co-Chair - Energy & Environment Committee

Speaker Alec Garnett, Speaker of the House

Representative Hugh McKean, House Minority Leader, CSG West Co-Chair - Westrends Board

Hawaii

President Ronald Kouchi, President of the Senate

Senator Kurt Fevella, Minority Floor Leader

Senator Brian Taniguchi, CSG Past Chair

Speaker Scott Saiki, Speaker of the House

Representative Val Okimoto, House Minority Leader

Representative Della Belatti, Appointed by Speaker of the House

Representative John Mizuno, Appointed by Speaker of the House

Representative Dee Morikawa, Appointed by Speaker of the House

Idaho

President Pro Tempore Chuck Winder, Senate President Pro Tempore

Senator Michelle Stennett, Senate Minority Leader, CSG West Chair - Legislative Council on River Governance (LCRG)

Senator Carl Crabtree, Appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore

Speaker Scott Bedke, Speaker of the House

Representative Ilana Rubel, House Minority Leader

Representative Clark Kauffman, CSG West Chair-Elect

Representative Linda Hartgen, CSG West Co-Chair - Energy & Environment Committee

Montana

President Mark Blasdel, President of the Senate

Senator Jill Cohenour, Senate Minority Leader

Speaker Wylie Galt, Speaker of the House

Representative Kim Abbott, House Minority Leader

Representative Edward Buttrey, CSG West Co-Chair - Health Committee

Nevada

Senator Nicole Cannizzaro, Senate Majority Leader

Senator James A. Settelmeyer, Senate Minority Leader

Speaker Jason Frierson, Speaker of the Assembly, CSG West Co-Chair - Public Safety Committee

Assemblywoman Robin Titus, Assembly Minority Floor Leader

Assemblywoman Daniele Monroe Moreno, CSG West Co-Chair - Health Committee

Assemblywoman Sandra Jauregui, Appointed by Speaker of the Assembly

Assemblywoman Jill Tolles, Appointed by Speaker of the Assembly

Assemblyman Steve Yeager, Appointed by Spekaer of the Assembly

New Mexico

Senator Mimi Stewart, Senate President Pro Tempore

Senator Gregory A. Baca, Senate Minority Floor Leader

Senator Benny Shendo, CSG West Co-Chair - Workforce Development Committee

Speaker Brian Egolf, Speaker of the House

Representative James G. Townsend, House Minority Floor Leader

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

Oregon

President Peter Courtney, President of the Senate

Senator Fred Girod, Senate Republican Leader

Senator Elizabeth Steiner Hayward, Appointed by President of the Senate

Speaker Tina Kotek, Speaker of the House

Representative Christine Drazan, House Republican Leader

Representative Rick Lewis, CSG West Co-Chair - Public Safety Committee

Representative Barbara Smith Warner, Appointed by Speaker of the House

Utah

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

Senator Karen Mayne, Senate Minority Leader

Senator Ann Millner, CSG West Co-Chiar - Education Committee

Speaker Brad Wilson, Speaker of the House

Representative Brian King, House Minority Leader

Representative Karen Kwan, Appointed by Speaker of the House

Representative Jefferson Moss, Appointed by Speaker of the House

Representative Mike Schultz, Appointed by Speaker of the House

Washington

Senator Andy Billig, Senate Majority Leader

Senator John Braun, Senate Republican Leader

Senator Sam Hunt, CSG West Past Chair

Senator Patty Kuderer, Appointed by Senate Majority Leader

Speaker Laurie Jinkins, Speaker of the House

Representative J.T. Wilcox, House Republican Leader

Representative Debra Lekanoff, Delegate to the National Council of State Legislators (NCSL)

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

Representative Gina Mosbrucker, CSG West Co-Chair - Workforce Development Committee

Wyoming

President Dan Dockstader, President of the Senate

Senator Chris Rothfuss, Senate Minority Leader

Senator Brian Boner, CSG West Co-Chair - Agriculture & Water Committee

Speaker Eric Barlow, Speaker of the House

Representative Cathy Connolly, House Minority Leader

Representative Andy Schwartz, CSG West Co-Chair - Westrends Board

American Samoa

Honorable Tuaolo M. Fruean, President of the Senate

Honorable Savali Talavou Ale, Speaker of the House

Guam

Honorable Therese M. Terlaje, Speaker of the Legislature

Honorable James C. Moylan, Minority Leader

Northern Mariana Islands

President Jude U. Hofschneider, President of the Senate

Speaker Edmund S. Villagomez, Speaker of the House

Alberta, Canada

MLA Nathan Neudorf, CSG West Co-Chair - Canada Relations Committee

British Columbia, Canada