Speaker Heastie Announces Leadership Positions and Committee Chairs for 2020 Legislative Session


Carl E. Heastie

Majority Leader

Crystal Peoples-Stokes

Chair, Ways and Means

Helene E. Weinstein

Deputy Speaker

Catherine Nolan

Assistant Speaker

Félix W. Ortiz

Speaker Pro Tempore

Jeffrion L. Aubry

Chair, Committee on Committees

Vivian E. Cook

Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore

N. Nick Perry

Deputy Majority Leader

Phil Ramos

Assistant Majority Leader

David F. Gantt

Majority Whip

William Colton

Deputy Majority Whip

José Rivera

Assistant Majority Whip

Michael Miller

Chair, Majority Conference

Steven Otis

Vice Chair, Majority Conference

Erik M. Dilan

Secretary, Majority Conference

Rebecca A. Seawright

Chair, Majority Program

Carmen E. Arroyo

Chair, Majority Steering

Barbara Lifton

Vice Chair, Majority Steering

Patricia Fahy

Chair, House Operations

Ron Kim

Chair, Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force

Maritza Davila


Chair, Aging

Harry B. Bronson

Chair, Agriculture

Donna A. Lupardo

Chair, Alcoholism & Drug Abuse

Linda B. Rosenthal

Chair, Banks

Thomas J. Abinanti

Chair, Children & Families

Ellen Jaffee

Chair, Cities

Edward C. Braunstein

Chair, Codes

Joseph R. Lentol

Chair, Consumer Affairs

Michael G. DenDekker

Chair, Corporations, Authorities & Commissions

Amy Paulin

Chair, Correction

David I. Weprin

Chair, Economic Development

Robin Schimminger

Chair, Education

Michael Benedetto

Chair, Election Law

Charles D. Lavine

Chair, Energy

Michael Cusick

Chair, Environmental Conservation

Steve Englebright

Chair, Ethics & Guidance

Jo Anne Simon

Chair, Governmental Employees

Peter J. Abbate, Jr.

Chair, Governmental Operations

Kenneth Zebrowski

Chair, Health

Richard N. Gottfried

Chair, Higher Education

Deborah J. Glick

Chair, Housing

Steven Cymbrowitz

Chair, Insurance

Kevin A. Cahill

Chair, Judiciary

Jeffrey Dinowitz

Chair, Labor

Marcos A. Crespo

Chair, Libraries & Education Technology

Sean Ryan

Chair, Local Governments

Fred W. Thiele, Jr.

Chair, Mental Health

Aileen M. Gunther

Chair, Oversight, Analysis & Investigations

John T. McDonald III

Chair, Racing & Wagering

J. Gary Pretlow

Chair, Real Property Taxation

Sandy Galef

Chair, Small Business

Al Stirpe

Chair, Social Services

Andrew Hevesi

Chair, Tourism

Daniel J. O'Donnell

Chair, Transportation

William B. Magnarelli

Chair, Veterans Affairs

Didi Barrett


Chair, Administrative Regulations Review

Dan Quart

Chair, Farm, Food & Nutrition

Michaelle C. Solages

Chair, Government Administration

David Buchwald

Chair, New Americans

Victor M. Pichardo

Chair, People with Disabilities

Phil Steck

Chair, Reapportionment

Robert J. Rodriguez

Chair, Rural Resources

Angelo Santabarbara

Chair, Science & Technology

Latrice Walker

Chair, Skills Development & Career Education

Walter T. Mosley

Chair, State-Federal Relations

Nily Rozic

Chair, Women's Issues

Aravella Simotas