2023 State Directors

NFWL State Directors serve as a point of contact for elected women in each state, and work to bring more elected women the opportunities and resources that NFWL has to offer, often by hosting events or gatherings, such as Dome Tours, for other elected women in their area. If you are interested in serving in your state, please let us know by completing a Willingness to Serve form. Currently serving NFWL State Directors are listed below.

Regional State Directors

West

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Midwest

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Southeast

Louisiana Representative Julie Emerson

Southwest

Hawaii Representative Lynn DeCoite

State Directors

Alabama Representative Laura Hall
Alabama Senator Merika Coleman
Alaska Representative DeLena Johnson
Arkansas Representative Denise Ennett
Colorado Representative Cathy Kipp
Colorado Representative Mary Bradfield
Connecticut Councilwoman AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia
Delaware Councilwoman Valerie Forbes
Delaware Representative Ruth Briggs-King
District of Columbia Councilwoman Anita Bonds
Illinois Representative Sonya Harper
Georgia Senator Tonya Anderson
Georgia Representative Kim Schofield
Hawaii Councilwoman Val Okimoto
Idaho Representative Melissa Wintrow
Indiana Representative Cherrish Pryor
Iowa Representative Amy Nielsen
Minnesota Representative Rena Moran
Minnesota Representative Mary Franson
Mississippi Representative Lataisha Jackson
Missouri Representative Donna Baringer
Montana Senator Ellie Boldman
Nebraska Senator Carol Blood
Nebraska Commissioner Mary Ann Borgeson
Nevada Assemblywoman Lisa Krasner
New Hampshire Representative Phyllis Katsakiores
New Hampshire Representative Linda Massimilla
New Hampshire Representative Ellen Read
New Jersey Assemblywoman Aura Dunn
New Jersey Mayor Deborah Buzby-Cope
New Jersey Freeholder Virginia Haines
New Jersey Assemblywoman Carol Murphy
New Mexico Representative Elizabeth Thomson
North Carolina Senator Joyce Krawiec
North Dakota Representative Lisa Meier
Puerto Rico Representative Maria de Lourdes Ramos Rivera
Rhode Island Representative Barbara Ann Fenton-Fung
South Carolina Senator Margie Bright-Matthews
South Carolina Senator Penry Gustafson
South Carolina Representative Melissa Oremus
Tennessee Representative Karen Camper
Tennessee Representative Mary Littleton
Texas Representative Ina Minjarez
Utah Representative Angela Romero
Utah Representative Christine Watkins
Virginia Delegate Eileen Filler-Corn
Virginia Councilwoman Sharon Scott
Washington Deputy Mayor Susan Honda
Washington Councilmember Lydia Assefa-Dawson
Wisconsin Representative Jodi Emerson