Leadership Updates

Departing Board MembersThe Senate Presidents’ Forum bids a warm farewell to departing board members Mary Kay Papen and Brent Hill. Thank you both for your years of public service, and for your longstanding dedication to the Forum.Sen. Mary Kay Papen
President Pro Tempore of the Senate
New Mexico
 Board Chair, 2019-2020
Board member since 2017
Sen. Brent Hill
Former President Pro Tempore of the Senate
 Idaho
 Board member since 2017
Departing MembersThe following members are leaving the Forum as they depart leadership roles, though several continue to serve in their legislatures. We thank you all for your participation.Sen. Ginny Burdick (OR)Sen. Bill Galvano (FL)Sen. Cathy Giessel (AK)Sen. David McBride (DE)Sen. Larry Obhof (OH)Sen. Drew Perkins (WY)Sen. Bob Peterson  (Ohio)Sen. Nicole Poore (DE)Sen. Scott Sales (MT)Sen. Charles Schneider (IA)
Alabama

The new President Pro Tem will be Sen. Greg Reed.

The new Majority Leader will be Sen. Clay Scofield.

Alaska

The new Senate President is Sen. Peter Micciche.

The new Majority Leader is Shelley Hughes.

Arizona

Sen. Karen Fann was reelected as Senate President.

The new President Pro Tem is Sen. Vince Leach.

Sen. Rick Gray was reelected as Majority Leader.

Arkansas

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. Jimmy Hickey, Jr.

The new Majority Leader is Sen. Scott Flippe.

California

Sen. Toni Atkins was reelected as Senate President Pro Tem.

Sen. Bob Hertzberg was reelected as Majority Leader.

Colorado

Sen. Leroy Garcia, Jr. was reelected as Senate President.

The new President Pro Tem is Sen. Kerry Donovan.

Sen. Stephen Fenberg was reelected as Majority Leader.

Connecticut

Sen. Martin Looney was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. Bob Duff was reelected as Majority Leader.

Delaware

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. David Sokola.

The new Majority Leader is Sen. Bryan Townsend.

Florida

The new Senate President will be is Sen. Wilton Simpson.

The new President Pro Tem will be is Sen. Aaron Bean.

The new Majority Leader will be is Sen. Debbie Mayfield.

Georgia

Sen. Butch Miller was reelected as Senate President Pro Tem.

Sen. Mike Dugan was reelected as Majority Leader.

Hawaii

Sen. Ronald Kouchi was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. Michelle Kidani was reelected as President Pro Tem.

Sen. J. Kalani English was reelected as Majority Leader.

Idaho

The new Senate President Pro Tem will be is Sen. Chuck Winder.

The new Majority Leader will be is Sen. Kelly Anthon.

Illinois

Sen. Don Harmon was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. Kimberly Lightford was reelected as Majority Leader.

Indiana

Sen. Rodric Bray was reelected as Senate President Pro Tem.

Sen. Mark Messmer was reelected as Majority Floor Leader.

Iowa

Sen. Jack Whitver was reelected as Majority Leader.

The new Senate President is Sen. Jake Chapman.

The new President Pro Tem is Sen. Brad Zaun.

Kansas

The new Senate President will be is Sen. Ty Masterson.

The new Vice President will be is Sen. Rick Wilborn.

The new Majority Leader will be is Sen. Gene Suellentrop.

Kentucky

Sen. Robert Stivers was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. David Givens was reelected as President Pro Tem.

Maine

Sen. Troy Jackson was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. Nate Libby was reelected as Majority Leader.

Maryland

Sen. Bill Ferguson was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. Melony Griffith was reelected as President Pro Tem

Sen. Nancy King was reelected as Majority Leader.

Massachusetts

Sen. Karen Spilka was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. William Brownsberger was reelected as President Pro Tem.

Sen. Cindy Stone Creem was reelected as Majority Leader.

Minnesota

Sen. Paul Gazelka was reelected as Majority Leader.

Sen. Jeremy Miller was reelected as Senate President.

Missouri

Sen. Dave Schatz was reelected as Senate President Pro Tem.

Sen. Caleb Rowden was reelected as Majority Floor Leader.

Montana

The new Senate President will be is Sen. Mark Blasdel.

The new President Pro Tem will be is Sen. Jason Ellsworth.

The new Majority Leader will be is Sen. Cary Smith.

Nebraska

SThe new Speaker of the Legislature is Sen. Mike Hilgers.

Nevada

Sen. Mo Denis was reelected as Senate President Pro Tem.

Sen. Nicole Cannizzaro was reelected as Senate Majority Leader.

Sen. Julia Ratti was reelected as Assistant Majority Leader.

New Hampshire

The new Senate President will be is Sen. Chuck Morse.

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. Sharon Carson.

The new Majority Leader is Sen. Jeb Bradley.

New Mexico

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. Mimi Stewart.

Sen. Peter Wirth was reelected as Majority Floor Leader.

New York

Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins was reelected as Senate Majority Leader.

Sen. Michael Gianaris was reappointed as Deputy Majority Leader.

Ohio

The new Senate President is Sen. Matt Huffman.

The new President Pro Tem is Sen. Jay Hottinger.

The new Majority Floor Leader is Sen. Kirk Schuring.

Oklahoma

Sen. Greg Treat was reelected as Senate President Pro Tem.

Oregon

Sen. Peter Courtney was reelected as Senate President.

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. James Manning, Jr.

Sen. Rob Wagner was reelected as Majority Leader.

Pennsylvania

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. Jake Corman.

The new Majority Leader is Sen. Kim Ward.

Rhode Island

Sen. Dominick Ruggerio was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. Hanna Gallo was selected as President Pro Tem.

Sen. Michael McCaffrey was reelected as Majority Leader.

South Carolina

Sen. Harvey Peeler was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. Shane Massey was reelected as Majority Leader.

South Dakota

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. Lee Schoenbeck.

The new Majority Leader is Sen. Gary Cammack.

Tennessee

Sen. Randy McNally was reelected as Lt. Governor and Speaker of the Senate.

Sen. Jack Johnson was reelected as Majority Leader.

Vermont

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. Becca Balint.

The new Majority Leader is Sen. Alison Clarkson.

Washington

Sen. Andy Billig was reelected as Majority Leader.

West Virginia

The new Senate President is Sen. Craig Blair.

Sen. Tom Takubo was reelected as Majority Leader.

Wisconsin

The new Majority Leader is Sen. Devin LeMahieu.

The new Senate President is Sen. Chris Kapenga.

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. Patrick Testin.

Wyoming

The new Senate President is Sen. Dan Dockstader.

The new Senate Vice President is Larry Hicks.

The new Majority Floor Leader is Sen. Ogden Driskill.

 

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Copyright © 2020 Senate Presidents' Forum. All rights reserved.

Leadership Updates

Departing Board MembersThe Senate Presidents’ Forum bids a warm farewell to departing board members Mary Kay Papen and Brent Hill. Thank you both for your years of public service, and for your longstanding dedication to the Forum.Sen. Mary Kay Papen
President Pro Tempore of the Senate
New Mexico
 Board Chair, 2019-2020
Board member since 2017
Sen. Brent Hill
Former President Pro Tempore of the Senate
 Idaho
 Board member since 2017
Departing MembersThe following members are leaving the Forum as they depart leadership roles, though several continue to serve in their legislatures. We thank you all for your participation.Sen. Ginny Burdick (OR)Sen. Bill Galvano (FL)Sen. Cathy Giessel (AK)Sen. David McBride (DE)Sen. Larry Obhof (OH)Sen. Drew Perkins (WY)Sen. Bob Peterson  (Ohio)Sen. Nicole Poore (DE)Sen. Scott Sales (MT)Sen. Charles Schneider (IA)
Alabama

The new President Pro Tem will be Sen. Greg Reed.

The new Majority Leader will be Sen. Clay Scofield.

Alaska

The new Senate President is Sen. Peter Micciche.

The new Majority Leader is Shelley Hughes.

Arizona

Sen. Karen Fann was reelected as Senate President.

The new President Pro Tem is Sen. Vince Leach.

Sen. Rick Gray was reelected as Majority Leader.

Arkansas

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. Jimmy Hickey, Jr.

The new Majority Leader is Sen. Scott Flippe.

California

Sen. Toni Atkins was reelected as Senate President Pro Tem.

Sen. Bob Hertzberg was reelected as Majority Leader.

Colorado

Sen. Leroy Garcia, Jr. was reelected as Senate President.

The new President Pro Tem is Sen. Kerry Donovan.

Sen. Stephen Fenberg was reelected as Majority Leader.

Connecticut

Sen. Martin Looney was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. Bob Duff was reelected as Majority Leader.

Delaware

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. David Sokola.

The new Majority Leader is Sen. Bryan Townsend.

Florida

The new Senate President will be is Sen. Wilton Simpson.

The new President Pro Tem will be is Sen. Aaron Bean.

The new Majority Leader will be is Sen. Debbie Mayfield.

Georgia

Sen. Butch Miller was reelected as Senate President Pro Tem.

Sen. Mike Dugan was reelected as Majority Leader.

Hawaii

Sen. Ronald Kouchi was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. Michelle Kidani was reelected as President Pro Tem.

Sen. J. Kalani English was reelected as Majority Leader.

Idaho

The new Senate President Pro Tem will be is Sen. Chuck Winder.

The new Majority Leader will be is Sen. Kelly Anthon.

Illinois

Sen. Don Harmon was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. Kimberly Lightford was reelected as Majority Leader.

Indiana

Sen. Rodric Bray was reelected as Senate President Pro Tem.

Sen. Mark Messmer was reelected as Majority Floor Leader.

Iowa

Sen. Jack Whitver was reelected as Majority Leader.

The new Senate President is Sen. Jake Chapman.

The new President Pro Tem is Sen. Brad Zaun.

Kansas

The new Senate President will be is Sen. Ty Masterson.

The new Vice President will be is Sen. Rick Wilborn.

The new Majority Leader will be is Sen. Gene Suellentrop.

Kentucky

Sen. Robert Stivers was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. David Givens was reelected as President Pro Tem.

Maine

Sen. Troy Jackson was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. Nate Libby was reelected as Majority Leader.

Maryland

Sen. Bill Ferguson was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. Melony Griffith was reelected as President Pro Tem

Sen. Nancy King was reelected as Majority Leader.

Massachusetts

Sen. Karen Spilka was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. William Brownsberger was reelected as President Pro Tem.

Sen. Cindy Stone Creem was reelected as Majority Leader.

Minnesota

Sen. Paul Gazelka was reelected as Majority Leader.

Sen. Jeremy Miller was reelected as Senate President.

Missouri

Sen. Dave Schatz was reelected as Senate President Pro Tem.

Sen. Caleb Rowden was reelected as Majority Floor Leader.

Montana

The new Senate President will be is Sen. Mark Blasdel.

The new President Pro Tem will be is Sen. Jason Ellsworth.

The new Majority Leader will be is Sen. Cary Smith.

Nebraska

SThe new Speaker of the Legislature is Sen. Mike Hilgers.

Nevada

Sen. Mo Denis was reelected as Senate President Pro Tem.

Sen. Nicole Cannizzaro was reelected as Senate Majority Leader.

Sen. Julia Ratti was reelected as Assistant Majority Leader.

New Hampshire

The new Senate President will be is Sen. Chuck Morse.

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. Sharon Carson.

The new Majority Leader is Sen. Jeb Bradley.

New Mexico

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. Mimi Stewart.

Sen. Peter Wirth was reelected as Majority Floor Leader.

New York

Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins was reelected as Senate Majority Leader.

Sen. Michael Gianaris was reappointed as Deputy Majority Leader.

Ohio

The new Senate President is Sen. Matt Huffman.

The new President Pro Tem is Sen. Jay Hottinger.

The new Majority Floor Leader is Sen. Kirk Schuring.

Oklahoma

Sen. Greg Treat was reelected as Senate President Pro Tem.

Oregon

Sen. Peter Courtney was reelected as Senate President.

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. James Manning, Jr.

Sen. Rob Wagner was reelected as Majority Leader.

Pennsylvania

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. Jake Corman.

The new Majority Leader is Sen. Kim Ward.

Rhode Island

Sen. Dominick Ruggerio was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. Hanna Gallo was selected as President Pro Tem.

Sen. Michael McCaffrey was reelected as Majority Leader.

South Carolina

Sen. Harvey Peeler was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. Shane Massey was reelected as Majority Leader.

South Dakota

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. Lee Schoenbeck.

The new Majority Leader is Sen. Gary Cammack.

Tennessee

Sen. Randy McNally was reelected as Lt. Governor and Speaker of the Senate.

Sen. Jack Johnson was reelected as Majority Leader.

Vermont

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. Becca Balint.

The new Majority Leader is Sen. Alison Clarkson.

Washington

Sen. Andy Billig was reelected as Majority Leader.

West Virginia

The new Senate President is Sen. Craig Blair.

Sen. Tom Takubo was reelected as Majority Leader.

Wisconsin

The new Majority Leader is Sen. Devin LeMahieu.

The new Senate President is Sen. Chris Kapenga.

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. Patrick Testin.

Wyoming

The new Senate President is Sen. Dan Dockstader.

The new Senate Vice President is Larry Hicks.

The new Majority Floor Leader is Sen. Ogden Driskill.

CONTACT US

Senate Presidents’ Forum

579 Broadway

Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706

 

Tel: 914-693-1818

Copyright © 2020 Senate Presidents' Forum. All rights reserved.

Leadership Updates

Departing Board MembersThe Senate Presidents’ Forum bids a warm farewell to departing board members Mary Kay Papen and Brent Hill. Thank you both for your years of public service, and for your longstanding dedication to the Forum.Sen. Mary Kay Papen
President Pro Tempore of the Senate
New Mexico
 Board Chair, 2019-2020
Board member since 2017
Sen. Brent Hill
Former President Pro Tempore
of the Senate
 Idaho
 Board member since 2017
Departing MembersThe following members are leaving the Forum as they depart leadership roles, though several continue to serve in their legislatures. We thank you all for your participation.Sen. Ginny Burdick (OR)Sen. Bill Galvano (FL)Sen. Cathy Giessel (AK)Sen. David McBride (DE)Sen. Larry Obhof (OH)Sen. Drew Perkins (WY)Sen. Bob Peterson  (Ohio)Sen. Nicole Poore (DE)Sen. Scott Sales (MT)Sen. Charles Schneider (IA)
Alabama

The new President Pro Tem will be Sen. Greg Reed.

The new Majority Leader will be Sen. Clay Scofield.

Alaska

The new Senate President is Sen. Peter Micciche.

The new Majority Leader is Shelley Hughes.

Arizona

Sen. Karen Fann was reelected as Senate President.

The new President Pro Tem is Sen. Vince Leach.

Sen. Rick Gray was reelected as Majority Leader.

Arkansas

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. Jimmy Hickey, Jr.

The new Majority Leader is Sen. Scott Flippe.

California

Sen. Toni Atkins was reelected as Senate President Pro Tem.

Sen. Bob Hertzberg was reelected as Majority Leader.

Colorado

Sen. Leroy Garcia, Jr. was reelected as Senate President.

The new President Pro Tem is Sen. Kerry Donovan.

Sen. Stephen Fenberg was reelected as Majority Leader.

Connecticut

Sen. Martin Looney was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. Bob Duff was reelected as Majority Leader.

Delaware

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. David Sokola.

The new Majority Leader is Sen. Bryan Townsend.

Florida

The new Senate President will be is Sen. Wilton Simpson.

The new President Pro Tem will be is Sen. Aaron Bean.

The new Majority Leader will be is Sen. Debbie Mayfield.

Georgia

Sen. Butch Miller was reelected as Senate President Pro Tem.

Sen. Mike Dugan was reelected as Majority Leader.

Hawaii

Sen. Ronald Kouchi was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. Michelle Kidani was reelected as President Pro Tem.

Sen. J. Kalani English was reelected as Majority Leader.

Idaho

The new Senate President Pro Tem will be is Sen. Chuck Winder.

The new Majority Leader will be is Sen. Kelly Anthon.

Illinois

Sen. Don Harmon was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. Kimberly Lightford was reelected as Majority Leader.

Indiana

Sen. Rodric Bray was reelected as Senate President Pro Tem.

Sen. Mark Messmer was reelected as Majority Floor Leader.

Iowa

Sen. Jack Whitver was reelected as Majority Leader.

The new Senate President is Sen. Jake Chapman.

The new President Pro Tem is Sen. Brad Zaun.

Kansas

The new Senate President will be is Sen. Ty Masterson.

The new Vice President will be is Sen. Rick Wilborn.

The new Majority Leader will be is Sen. Gene Suellentrop.

Kentucky

Sen. Robert Stivers was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. David Givens was reelected as President Pro Tem.

Maine

Sen. Troy Jackson was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. Nate Libby was reelected as Majority Leader.

Maryland

Sen. Bill Ferguson was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. Melony Griffith was reelected as President Pro Tem

Sen. Nancy King was reelected as Majority Leader.

Massachusetts

Sen. Karen Spilka was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. William Brownsberger was reelected as President Pro Tem.

Sen. Cindy Stone Creem was reelected as Majority Leader.

Minnesota

Sen. Paul Gazelka was reelected as Majority Leader.

Sen. Jeremy Miller was reelected as Senate President.

Missouri

Sen. Dave Schatz was reelected as Senate President Pro Tem.

Sen. Caleb Rowden was reelected as Majority Floor Leader.

Montana

The new Senate President will be is Sen. Mark Blasdel.

The new President Pro Tem will be is Sen. Jason Ellsworth.

The new Majority Leader will be is Sen. Cary Smith.

Nebraska

SThe new Speaker of the Legislature is Sen. Mike Hilgers.

Nevada

Sen. Mo Denis was reelected as Senate President Pro Tem.

Sen. Nicole Cannizzaro was reelected as Senate Majority Leader.

Sen. Julia Ratti was reelected as Assistant Majority Leader.

New Hampshire

The new Senate President will be is Sen. Chuck Morse.

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. Sharon Carson.

The new Majority Leader is Sen. Jeb Bradley.

New Mexico

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. Mimi Stewart.

Sen. Peter Wirth was reelected as Majority Floor Leader.

New York

Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins was reelected as Senate Majority Leader.

Sen. Michael Gianaris was reappointed as Deputy Majority Leader.

Ohio

The new Senate President is Sen. Matt Huffman.

The new President Pro Tem is Sen. Jay Hottinger.

The new Majority Floor Leader is Sen. Kirk Schuring.

Oklahoma

Sen. Greg Treat was reelected as Senate President Pro Tem.

Oregon

Sen. Peter Courtney was reelected as Senate President.

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. James Manning, Jr.

Sen. Rob Wagner was reelected as Majority Leader.

Pennsylvania

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. Jake Corman.

The new Majority Leader is Sen. Kim Ward.

Rhode Island

Sen. Dominick Ruggerio was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. Hanna Gallo was selected as President Pro Tem.

Sen. Michael McCaffrey was reelected as Majority Leader.

South Carolina

Sen. Harvey Peeler was reelected as Senate President.

Sen. Shane Massey was reelected as Majority Leader.

South Dakota

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. Lee Schoenbeck.

The new Majority Leader is Sen. Gary Cammack.

Tennessee

Sen. Randy McNally was reelected as Lt. Governor and Speaker of the Senate.

Sen. Jack Johnson was reelected as Majority Leader.

Vermont

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. Becca Balint.

The new Majority Leader is Sen. Alison Clarkson.

Washington

Sen. Andy Billig was reelected as Majority Leader.

West Virginia

The new Senate President is Sen. Craig Blair.

Sen. Tom Takubo was reelected as Majority Leader.

Wisconsin

The new Majority Leader is Sen. Devin LeMahieu.

The new Senate President is Sen. Chris Kapenga.

The new Senate President Pro Tem is Sen. Patrick Testin.

Wyoming

The new Senate President is Sen. Dan Dockstader.

The new Senate Vice President is Larry Hicks.

The new Majority Floor Leader is Sen. Ogden Driskill.

CONTACT US

Senate Presidents’ Forum

579 Broadway

Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706

Tel: 914-693-1818

Copyright © 2020 Senate Presidents' Forum. All rights reserved.