Southern Legislative Conference | Serving the South

The Southern
Office of

The Council of State Governments

Contacting the SLC

(404) 633-1866

(404) 633-4896


mailing address:
P.O. Box 98129
Atlanta, GA 30359

overnight/express mail:
1946 Clairmont Road
Decatur, Georgia 30033

Staff of the Southern Office/Southern Legislative Conference

Colleen Cousineau, SLC Director;
Deputy Executive Director, The Council of State Governments
Sujit M. CanagaRetna, Fiscal Policy Manager
Lori Moore, Director of Operations & Programs
Lauren Greer, Policy Analyst
Mikko Lindberg
, Policy Analyst
Anne Roberts, Policy Analyst
Stephanie Noble, Research & Publications Associate
Neil Johnson, Operations Coordinator
Lily Schieber, Administrative Coordinator

Policy Analysts / Program Managers

The Southern Office of The Council of State Governments tracks a variety of issues and administers several programs across the Southern region.
Committee/Program Contact
Agriculture Lauren Greer
Center for the Advancement of Leadership Skills (CALS) Lori Moore and Colleen Cousineau
Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits Lauren Greer
Cultural Affairs Sujit M. CanagaRetna
Economic Development Sujit M. CanagaRetna
Education Mikko Lindberg
Energy Anne Roberts
Environment Anne Roberts
Fiscal Affairs Sujit M. CanagaRetna
Government Operations Sujit M. CanagaRetna
Human Services Lauren Greer
Legislative Service Agencies Anne Roberts
Legislative Staff Exchange Program (LSEP) Lori Moore
Public Safety Lauren Greer
Rural Development Lauren Greer
State Transformation in Action Recognition (STAR) Program Stephanie Noble
Transportation Sujit M. CanagaRetna

State Liaison Assignments

Each state is served by a staff member who is responsible for tracking that state's policy issues and legislative developments.
State Staff Member
Alabama Stephanie Noble
Arkansas Mikko Lindberg
Florida Mikko Lindberg
Georgia Anne Roberts
Kentucky Anne Roberts
Louisiana Lauren Greer
Mississippi Sujit M. CanagaRetna
Missouri Anne Roberts
North Carolina Sujit M. CanagaRetna
Oklahoma Anne Roberts
South Carolina Lauren Greer
Tennessee Sujit M. CanagaRetna
Texas Lauren Greer
Virginia Lauren Greer
West Virginia Stephanie Noble

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Other Offices of The Council of State Governments


David Adkins, CEO
The Council of State Governments
2760 Research Park Drive
Lexington, Kentucky 40511-8482
(859) 244-8000

Eastern Office

Wendell M. Hannaford, Director
Eastern Regional Conference
20th Floor, 100 Wall Street
New York, New York 10005
(212) 482-2320

Midwestern Office

Michael H. McCabe, Director
Midwestern Legislative Conference
Suite 110, 701 East 22nd Street
Lombard, Illinois 60148
(630) 925-1922

Western Office

Edgar E. Ruiz, Executive Director
Suite 730, 1107 9th Street
Sacramento, California 95814
(916) 533-4423

Washington Office

Andy Karellas, Director
Hall of the States
Suite 401, 444 North Capitol Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 624-5460