Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee

The Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee has cognizance of all matters relating to (A) the Board of Regents for Higher Education and the Office of Higher Education, and (B) public and independent institutions of higher education, private occupational schools, post‑secondary education, job training institutions and programs, apprenticeship training programs and adult job training programs offered to the public by any state agency or funded in whole or in part by the state.



  Committee Membership   

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District Position Name  Website Party
088 Co-Chair Elliott, Josh http://www.housedems.ct.gov/Elliott D
S05 Co-Chair Slap, Derek http://www.senatedems.ct.gov/slap D
034 Ranking Member Haines, Irene M. http://www.cthousegop.com/haines/ R
S08 Ranking Member Witkos, Kevin D. http://www.ctsenaterepublicans.com/home-witkos R
027 Vice Chair Turco, Gary A. http://www.housedems.ct.gov/turco D
S29 Vice Chair Flexer, Mae http://www.senatedems.ct.gov/Flexer D
008 Member Ackert, Tim http://www.cthousegop.com/Ackert/ R
063 Member Case, Jay M. http://www.cthousegop.com/Case/ R
019 Member Exum, Tammy R. http://www.housedems.ct.gov/exum D
020 Member Farrar, Kate http://www.housedems.ct.gov/Farrar D
054 Member Haddad, Gregory http://www.housedems.ct.gov/haddad D
S26 Member Haskell, Will http://www.senatedems.ct.gov/haskell D
S06 Member Lopes, Rick http://www.senatedems.ct.gov/lopes D
S14 Member Maroney, James J. http://www.senatedems.ct.gov/maroney D
116 Member McGee, Trenee http://www.housedems.ct.gov/McgeeT D
073 Member Napoli, Ronald A. http://www.housedems.ct.gov/napoli D
104 Member Rochelle, Kara http://www.housedems.ct.gov/rochelle D
112 Member Scott, Tony J http://www.cthousegop.com/Scott R
048 Member Smith, Brian T. http://www.housedems.ct.gov/smith D
126 Member Stallworth, Charlie L. http://www.housedems.ct.gov/stallworth D
052 Member Vail, Kurt http://www.cthousegop.com/Vail/ R
141 Member Wood, Terrie E. http://www.cthousegop.com/Wood/ R
079 Member Ziogas, Christopher http://www.housedems.ct.gov/Ziogas D


Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee
  • Legislative Office Building, Room 1800
  • Hartford, CT 06106
  • Clerk: Jeanie B. Phillips
  •   (860) 240‑0280
  •   (860) 240‑8833
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