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Health Committee

The Health Committee provides a forum in which legislators can engage in the exchange of information and ideas on relevant policy topics at all levels of government. It represents state government on key regional and national issues, promotes the importance of health concerns, and works toward collaborative solutions to strengthen the west.

For more information on the committee, please contact Shilpa Patel, Policy Committee & Programs Coordinator.

Committee Leadership
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Senator Rochelle Nguyen

Nevada

Co-Chair

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Representative Steve Eliason

Utah

Co-Chair

Committee Roster

Alaska

  • (Presently None)

Arizona

  • (Presently None)

California

  • (Presently None)

Colorado

  • (Presently None)

Hawaii

  • (Presently None)

Idaho

  • (Presently None)

Montana

  • (Presently None)

New Mexico

  • (Presently None)

Nevada

  • Senator Rochelle Nguyen

Oregon

  • (Presently None)

Utah

  • Representative Steve Eliason

Washington

  • (Presently None)

Wyoming

  • (Presently None)
Past Committee Rosters

2021-2022

Co-Chair

Assemblywoman Daniele Monroe-Moreno
Nevada

Co-Chair

Representative Edward Buttrey
Montana


Alaska

Senator David S. Wilson
Representative Andy Josephson
Representative Tiffany Zulkosky

Arizona

Senator Nancy K. Barto

California

Assemblymember Mia Bonta
Assemblymember James C. Ramos
Assemblymember Marie Waldron
Assemblymember Jim Wood

Colorado

Representative Monica Duran
Representative Iman Jodeh
Representative Susan Lontine
Representative Matt Soper
Representative Mary Young

Hawaii

Senator Jarrett Keohokalole
Representative Linda Ichiyama
Representative Matthew LoPresti
Representative Nadine Nakamura
Representative Adrian Tam
Representative Gene Ward
Representative Ryan I. Yamane

Idaho

Representative Paul Amador
Representative Greg Ferch
Representative Laurie Lickley

Montana

Senator Jen Gross
Senator Diane Sands
Representative Alice Buckley
Representative Edward Buttrey
Representative Geraldine Custer
Representative Mary Ann Dunwell
Representative Dennis Lenz
Representative Lola Sheldon-Galloway
Representative Tom Welch

New Mexico

Senator Jacob Candelaria
Senator Linda M. Lopez
Senator Bill B. O’Neill
Senator Gerald P. Ortiz Y Pino
Senator Nancy Rodriguez
Senator Antoinette Sedillo Lopez
Senator Benny Shendo, Jr.
Senator Elizabeth “Liz” Stefanics
Representative Deborah Armstrong

Nevada

Senator Fabian Donate
Senator Dina Neal
Assemblywoman Daniele Monroe-Moreno
Assemblywoman Rochelle T. Nguyen
Assemblywoman Robin L. Titus

Oregon

Senator Deb Patterson
Senator Elizabeth Steiner Hayward

Utah

Senator Jacob L. Anderegg
Senator Gene Davis
Senator Luz Escamilla
Senator Ann Millner
Representative Stewart Barlow
Representative Steve Eliason
Representative Candice B. Pierucci
Representative Raymond Ward

Washington

Senator Annette Cleveland
Representative Lauren Davis
Representative Mia Gregerson
Representative Paul Harris
Representative Alicia Rule
Representative My-Linh Thai

Wyoming

Senator Fred A. Baldwin
Representative Pepper Ottman
Representative John Romero-Martinez

2019-2020

Chair

Representative Eric Barlow
Wyoming

Vice Chair

Representative Deborah Armstrong
New Mexico


Alaska

  • Representative Ivy Spohnholz

Arizona

  • n/a

California

  • Assemblymember Autumn Burke
  • Assemblymember Kevin McCarty
  • Assemblymember James Ramos
  • Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes
  • Assemblymember Marie Waldron
  • Assemblymember Jim Wood

Colorado

  • Senator Rhonda Fields
  • Senator Jim Smallwood
  • Representative Monica Duran
  • Representative Sonya Jaquez Lewis
  • Representative Susan Lontine
  • Representative Dafna Michaelson Jenet
  • Representative Kyle Mullica
  • Representative Dylan Roberts

Hawaii

  • Senator Rosalyn Baker
  • Representative Bertrand Kobayashi
  • Representative John Mizuno
  • Representative Nadine Nakamura
  • Representative Joy San Buenaventura
  • Representative Gene Ward

Idaho

  • Senator Maryanne Jordan
  • Senator Mary Souza
  • Representative Megan Blanksma
  • Representative Sue Chew
  • Representative Laurie Lickley

Montana

  • Senator John Esp
  • Senator Douglas Kary
  • Senator Albert Olszewski
  • Senator Diane Sands
  • Representative Jade Bahr
  • Representative Barbara Bessette
  • Representative Tom Burnett
  • Representative Mary Caferro
  • Representative Mary Ann Dunwell
  • Representative Jessica Karjala
  • Representative Emma Kerr-Carpenter
  • Representative Dennis Lenz
  • Representative Joe Read
  • Representative Tom Welch

Nevada

  • Senator Julia Ratti
  • Assemblywoman Rochelle Nguyen
  • Assemblywoman Ellen Spiegel
  • Assemblywoman Robin Titus

New Mexico

  • Senator Craig Brandt
  • Senator Jacob Candelaria
  • Senator Candace Gould
  • Senator Linda Lopez
  • Senator Bill O’Neill
  • Senator Gerald Ortiz Y Pino
  • Senator Nancy Rodriguez
  • Senator Antionette Sedillo Lopez
  • Senator Benny Shendo Jr.
  • Senator Elizabeth Stefanics
  • Representative Deborah Armstrong
  • Representative Karen Bash
  • Representative Rudy Martinez
  • Representative Elizabeth Thomson

Oregon

  • Senator Ginny Burdick
  • Senator Elizabeth Steiner Hayward
  • Representative Rachel Prusak
  • Representative Marty Wilde

Utah

  • Senator Allen Christensen
  • Senator Gene Davis
  • Senator Luz Escamilla
  • Senator Deidre Henderson
  • Senator Ann Millner
  • Senator Evan Vickers
  • Senator Ron Winterton
  • Representative Robert Spendlove

Washington

  • Senator Annette Celveland
  • Senator Patty Kuderer
  • Senator Steve O’Ban
  • Senator Emily Randall
  • Representative Lauren Davis
  • Representative Mia Gregerson
  • Representative My-Linh Thai

Wyoming

  • Senator Fred Baldwin
  • Representative Eric Barlow
  • Representative Tim Hallinan

2017-2018 Health and Human Services Committee

Chair

Assemblyman James Oscarson
Nevada

Vice Chair

Senator Patty Kuderer
Washington


Alaska

  • Senator Cathy Giessel
  • Representative Geran Tarr

Arizona

  • Representative John Allen
  • Representative Heather Carter
  • Representative Regina Cobb
  • Representative Jay Lawrence

California

  • Senator Edward Hernandez
  • Assemblymember David Chiu
  • Assemblymember Steven Choi
  • Assemblymember Kevin McCarty
  • Assemblymember Blanca Rubio
  • Assemblymember Marie Waldron
  • Assemblymember Jim Wood

Colorado

  • Senator Irene Aguilar
  • Senator Larry Crowder
  • Senator John Kefalas
  • Senator Kevin Lundberg
  • Senator Beth Martinez Humenik
  • Senator Jim Smallwood

Hawaii

  • Representative Della Au Belatti
  • Represenatitve Tom Brower
  • Representative Bertrand Kobayashi
  • Representative Matthew LoPresti
  • Representative Dee Morikawa
  • Representative Nadine Nakamura
  • Representative Marcus Oshiro
  • Representative Gregg Takayama
  • Representative Chris Todd
  • Representative Andria Tupola

Idaho

  • Senator Lee Heider
  • Senator Steven Thayn
  • Representative Megan Blanksma
  • Representative Sue Chew
  • Representative Kelley Packer
  • Representative Christy Perry

Montana

  • Senator Jen Gross
  • Senator Albert Olszewski
  • Senator Diane Sands
  • Senator Nels Swandal
  • Senator Roger Webb
  • Representative Kimberly Dudik
  • Representative Wendy McKamey
  • Representative Marilyn Ryan

Nevada

  • Senator Moises Denis
  • Senator Aaron Ford
  • Senator Joseph Hardy
  • Senator Julia Ratti
  • Senator Pat Spearman
  • Senator Joyce Woodhouse
  • Assemblywoman Amber Joiner
  • Assemblyman James Oscarson
  • Assemblywoman Ellen Spiegel
  • Assemblyman Michael Sprinkle

New Mexico

  • Senator Craig Brandt
  • Senator Jacob Candelaria
  • Senator Candace Gould
  • Senator Cisco McSorley
  • Senator Bill O’Neill
  • Senator Gerald P. Ortiz Y Pino
  • Senator Benny Shendo Jr.
  • Senator Nancy Rodriguez
  • Senator Elizabeth Stefanics
  • Representative Deborah Armstrong
  • Representative Rebecca Dow
  • Representative Harry Garcia
  • Representative Rodolfo S. Garcia
  • Representative Elizabeth Thomson

Oregon

  • Senator Ginny Burdick
  • Senator Elizabeth Steiner Hayward

Utah

  • Senator Allen Christensen
  • Senator Luz Escamilla
  • Senator Peter Knudson
  • Senator Evan Vickers
  • Senator Todd Weiler
  • Representative Brad Daw
  • Representative James Dunnigan
  • Representative Paul Ray
  • Representative Norman Thurston

Washington

  • Senator Annette Cleveland
  • Senator Patty Kuderer

Wyoming

  • Senator Brian Boner
  • Representative Timothy Hallinan
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