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Council on Legislation

CMA's Council on Legislation formulates policy recommendations to the Board of Trustees (BOT) regarding positions on legislation pending in the State Legislature that impact physicians and the practice of medicine in California.

The Council on Legislation consist of at least nine (9) but not more than fifteen (15) at-large members, a representative of each specialty society recognized by the CMA House of Delegates, a representative of each CMA District, a representative of each CMA Mode of Practice Forum, a representative of the Golden State Medical Association, a representative of the Organized Medical Staff Section, a representative of the Young Physicians Section, a representative of the Ethnic Medical Organization Section, a representative of the Resident and Fellow Section, and the following ex-officio members with a vote: President, President-Elect, Immediate Past-President, Speaker of the House, Vice-Speaker of the House, Chair of the Board of Trustees, Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees, Chair of CALPAC, President and Legislative Chair of the Alliance, Representative of the Medical Executives Conference and Medical Student Representative.

 

Officers

Kelly A. McCue, M.D.
Chair
Davis
Jennifer Hone, M.D.
Vice-Chair
Santa Barbara
Michelle L. Tom, M.D.
At-Large
Laguna Hills
Arthur Lurvey, M.D.
At-Large
Los Angeles
Jane Varner, M.D.
At-Large
Santa Clara
Toluwalase Ajayi, M.D.
At-Large
San Diego
Kevin Casey, M.D.
At-Large
Santa Barbara
Kermit Jones, M.D.
At-Large
Vacaville
Rakesh Patel, M.D.
At-Large
Escondido
Marco Angulo, M.D.
At-Large
South Gate
Thomas Sugarman, M.D.
At-Large
Berkeley
Alexander Quick, M.D.
At-Large
District I
VACANT
District II
Fontana
Paul Yost, M.D.
District III
Orange
Richard C. Wong, M.D.
District IV
Panorama City
Colleen Copelan, M.D.
District V
Camarillo
Danielle Myers, M.D.
District VI
Modesto
Ciara Harraher, M.D.
District VII
Santa Cruz
John Maa, M.D.
District VIII
San Francisco
VACANT
District IX
Oakland
Brad Drexler, M.D.
District X
Healdsburg
Thomas W. Ormiston, M.D.
District XI
Davis
Jacob Burns, M.D. (resident)
Resident & Fellow Section
San Francisco
Stephen Parodi, M.D.
Very Large Group Practice Forum
Vallejo
David Yee, M.D.
Large Group Practice Forum
Roseville
Debra Lupeika, M.D.
Medium Group Practice Forum
Redding
Nilesh Hingarh, M.D.
Solo & Small Group Practice Forum
Valenica
Lorin Scher, M.D.
Academic Practice Forum
Sacramento
William Arroyo, M.D.
Administrative Medicine Forum
Sherman Oaks
George Fouras, M.D.
Government-Employed Forum
San Francisco
Atashi Mandal, M.D.
Hospital-Based Practice Forum
Huntington Beach
VACANT
Golden State Medical Association
Oakland
Catherine Ferguson, M.D.
Organized Medical Staff Section
Agoura Hills
Chang Na, M.D.
Young Physicians Section
Bakersfield
VACANT
Ethnic Medical Organization Section
Los Angeles
Nancy Schneider
CMA Alliance Representative
Stockton
Damodara Rajasekhar, M.D.
CALPAC Board Chair
Apple Valley
Meghana Pagadala (student)
Medical Student Section
La Jolla
James Peterson
Consultant
Orange
 

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