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Council on Legislation

The CMA Council on Legislation formulates policy recommendations to the Board of Trustees 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.

 

Valencia Walker, M.D.

Chair

Los Angeles

Kelly A. McCue, M.D.

Vice-Chair

Davis

 

Year-Round Resolutions

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2017 - 2018 Members

 

   
Toluwalase Ajayi, M.D.
San Diego, At-Large
Yen Truong, M.D.
San leandro, At-Large
   
Sudeep Kukreja, M.D.
Orange, At-Large
David Lerman, M.D.
Pasadena, At-Large
   
Beth Griffiths, M.D.
Oakland, At-Large
Michael Luszczak, D.O.
Carmichael, At-Large
   
Anthony Magit, M.D.
San Diego, At-Large
Eric Hansen, D.O.
Hesperia, At-Large
   
George Fouras, M.D.
San Francisco, At-Large
Pratima Gupta, M.D.
San Francisco, At-Large
   
Thomas Sugarman, M.D.
Berkeley, At-Large
Paul Yost, M.D.
Seal Beach, At-Large
   
Alexander Quick, M.D.
San Diego, District I
Melanie Crane, M.D.
Riverside, District II
   
Nikan Khatibi, D.O.
Laguna Niguel, District III
Samuel Miles, M.D.
Los Angeles, District IV
   
Colleen Copelan, M.D.
Camarillo, District V
Amir Fathi, M.D.
Fresno, District VI
   
Chul Kyun Park, M.D.
Santa Clara, District VII
Steven Fugaro, M.D.
San Francisco, District VIII
   
James Hanson, M.D.
Oakland, District IX
Brad Drexler, M.D.
Heraldsburg, District X
   
Kuldip Sandhu, M.D.
Carmichael, District XI
Zarah Iqbal, M.D.
San Francisco
Resident & Fellow Section
   
Michelle Caughey, M.D.
Oakland
Very Large Group Practice Forum
Michelle Tom, M.D.
Laguna Hills
Large Group Practice Forum
   
Alexander Ding, M.D.
Belmont
Medium-Size Group Practice Forum
Sharon Yegiaian, M.D.
Pasadena
Solo & Small Group Practice Forum
   
Sumanta Chaudhuri Saini, M.D.
Hemet
Academic Practice Forum
Terry Hill, M.D.
Sacramento
Administrative Medicine Practice Forum
   
Mary Jess Wilson, M.D.
Sacramento
Government-Employed Practice Forum
Vacant
Hospital-Based Practice Forum
   
Katrina Peters, M.D.
Oakland
Golden State Medical Association
Melvyn Sterling, M.D.
Orange
Organized Medical Staff Section
   
Sion Roy, M.D.
Santa Monica
Young Physicians Section
Toni Chavis, M.D.
Compton
Ethnic Medical Organization Section
   
Susanne Jackson
CMA Alliance Representative
James Strebig, M.D.
Irvine
CALPAC Board Chair
   
Trevor Cline
Sacramento
Medical Student Representative
 

 

Staff Coordinator

 

Janus Norman
(916) 444-5532
 

 Brandon Marchy
 (916) 444-5532
 

 

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