Southern Legislative Conference

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
Mikko Lindberg Senior Communications and Research Specialist
Anne Roberts Brody Policy Analyst
Roger Moore Policy Analyst
Lily Schieber Logistics & Administrative Coordinator
Nick Bowman Research & Publications Associate
Neil Johnson Operations 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 Anne Roberts Brody
Center for the Advancement of Leadership Skills (CALS) Lori Moore and Colleen Cousineau
Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits Roger Moore
Cultural Affairs Sujit M. CanagaRetna
Economic Development Sujit M. CanagaRetna
Education Roger Moore
Energy Anne Roberts Brody
Environment Anne Roberts Brody
Fiscal Affairs Sujit M. CanagaRetna
Government Operations Sujit M. CanagaRetna
Human Services Roger Moore
Legislative Service Agencies Nick Bowman
Legislative Staff Exchange Program (LSEP) Lori Moore
Public Safety Roger Moore
Rural Development Anne Roberts Brody
State Transformation in Action Recognition (STAR) Program Nick Bowman
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 Nick Bowman
Arkansas Mikko Lindberg
Florida Mikko Lindberg
Georgia Anne Roberts Brody
Kentucky Anne Roberts Brody
Louisiana Roger Moore
Mississippi Sujit M. CanagaRetna
Missouri Anne Roberts Brody
North Carolina Sujit M. CanagaRetna
Oklahoma Anne Roberts Brody
South Carolina Roger Moore
Tennessee Sujit M. CanagaRetna
Texas Roger Moore
Virginia Roger Moore
West Virginia Nick Bowman

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Other Offices of The Council of State Governments


David Adkins, CEO
The Council of State Governments
1776 Avenue of the States
Lexington, Kentucky 40511-8482
(859) 244-8000

Eastern Office

Wendell M. Hannaford, Director
Eastern Regional Conference
Floor 22, 22 Cortlandt Street
New York, NY 10007
(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