Committee on Legislative Affairs

[Bylaws 10.038]

Composition
A chair appointed by the President, a CSA staff liaison, and at least seven other members, two of whom shall be members of the CSA Board of Directors. The President shall attempt to achieve some geographic balance within the membership of this committee.

Duties
To develop and maintain effective contact with legislators at the state and district levels to work toward the defined advocacy goals of the Society.

To educate and update CSA members on events related to legislation that affect, or may affect in the future, the practice of anesthesiology within the state.

To maintain contact with advocacy efforts within ASA, and coordinate state and national advocacy work as appropriate.

To foster grassroots advocacy on the district level within this Society.

To advocate for CSA with other professional societies.

To work with the CPPC to communicate CSA’s advocacy positions to the public.

Chair:
Harrison Chow, MD

Vice-Chair:
Sachin Jha, MD

Members:
Jorge Aguilar, MD
Yusuf Ahmad, MD
Ahmed Assif, MD 
Eugenia Ayrian, MD
Harmeet Bhullar, MD
Josif Borovic, MD
Mark Carlisle, MD
Keith Chamberlin, MD, MBA
Samuel Chan, MD
Lynn Cintron, MD
Neal Cohen, MD, MPH, MS
Gerard Dang, MD
Christine Doyle, MD
Victoria Fahrenbach, MD
Tania Faruque, MD
Henry Gonzalez, MD
Linda Hertzberg, MD
Jennifer Jou, MD
Meredith Kan, MD
Wayne Kaufman, MD, JD
Jeff Kwok, DO
Michael Leong, MD
Philip Levin, MD
Art Levine, MD, MBA
Joyce Lo, MD
Amy Lu, MD
James Moore, MD
Lawrence Ong, MD
Ronald Pearl, MD, PhD
Felipe Perez, MD
Johnathan Pregler, MD
Michele Raney, MD
Gary Roach, MD
Jeffrey Rusheen, MD
Najmeh Sadoughi, MD
Roya Saffary, MD
Thomas Schares, MD, MBA
Shalini Shah, MD
Karen Sibert, MD, FASA
Mark Singleton, MD
Marc Steurer, MD
R. Sullivan, MD
Peter Sybert, MD
Jennifer Telesz, MD
Narendra Trivedi, MD
Puja Trivedi, DO
Elizabeth Tsai, MD 
Jeffrey Uppington, MD
Doug Vaughn, MD
Ellen Wang, MD
Michael Wangler, MD
Paul Yost, MD
Mark Zakowski, MD