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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.

Year-Round Resolutions

Shape the next generation of CMA policy by submitting and voting on resolutions year-round.

2018 - 2019 Members

Valencia Walker, M.D.
Chair
Los Angeles
Kelly A. McCue, M.D.
Vice-Chair
Davis
   
At-Large
Toluwalase Ajayi, M.D.
San Diego
At-Large
Alexander Ding, M.D.
Belmont
   
At-Large
David Lerman, M.D.
Pasadena
At-Large
Michael Vollmer, M.D.
Vacaville
   
At-Large
Michael Luszczak D.O.
Carmichael
At-Large
Anthony Magit, M.D.
San Diego
   
At-Large
Danielle Myers, M.D.
Modesto
At-Large
Arthur Lurvey, M.D.
Los Angeles
   
At-Large
Janae Barker, D.O.
Madera
At-Large
Thomas Sugarman, M.D.
Berkeley
   
District I
Alexander Quick, M.D.
San Diego
District II
Melanie Crane, M.D.
Riverside
   
District III
Paul Yost, M.D.
Seal Beach
District IV
Samuel Miles, M.D.
Los Angeles
   
District V
Colleen Copelan M.D.
Camarillo
District VI
Ricardo Young, M.D.
Modesto
   
District VII
Ciara Harraher, M.D.
Santa Cruz
District VIII
Zarah Iqbal, M.D.
San Francisco
   
District IX
Suparna Dutta, M.D.
Oakland
District X
Brad Drexler, M.D.
Healdsburg
   
District XI
Thomas Ormiston, M.D.
Davis
Resident & Fellow Section
Anna Yap, M.D.
Loma Linda
   
Very Large Group Practice Forum
Don Mordecai, M.D.
Santa Clara
Large Group Practice Forum
Sudeep Kukreja, M.D.
Orange
   
Medium-Size Group Practice Forum
James Hanson, M.D.
Oakland
Solo & Small Group Practice Forum
Sharon Yegiaian, M.D.
Pasadena
   
Academic Practice Forum
Lorin Scher, M.D.
Sacramento
Administrative Medicine Practice Forum
Lawrence deGhetaldi, M.D.
Santa Cruz
   
Government-Employed Practice Forum
George Fouras, M.D.
San Francisco
Hospital-Based Practice Forum
Michelle Tom, M.D.
Laguna Hills
   
Golden State Medical Association
Katrina Peters, M.D.
Oakland
Organized Medical Staff Section
Vimal Nanavati, M.D.
Chula Vista
   
Young Physicians Section
Alex Mroszczyk-McDonald, M.D.
Upland
CMA Alliance Representative
Judy Corless
Corona
   
Medical Student Section
Neil Rens
Menlo Park
Medical Executive Conference Representative
James Peterson
   
President
David H. Aizuss, M.D.
President-Elect
Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D.
   
Immediate Past President
Theodore Mazer, M.D.
Speaker of the House
Lee Snook, M.D.
   
Vice-Speaker of the House
Tanya Spiritos, M.D.
Chair, Board of Trustees
Robert Wailes, M.D.
   
Vice Chair, Board of Trustees
Shannon Udovic-Constant, M.D.
CALPAC Chair
Susan Kaweski, M.D.

       

Staff Coordinator

   

Janus Norman

(916) 444-5532

Brandon Marchy

(916) 444-5532

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