Representing Our Constituents

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Tom Seaver, Director

A Representative Body

The Commission is composed of five members who are appointed by the Governor with the consent and approval of the Colorado Senate. At least one member of the Commission must have been a law enforcement officer for at least five years; one member must have been a Colorado practicing attorney for at least five years; and at least one member must be a certified public accountant who practiced accountancy in Colorado for at least five years.

Tom Seaver, Lottery Director

Commissioners

The Colorado Lottery Commission plays an important role in the oversight and governance of the Colorado Lottery and in fulfilling their fiduciary duties with regards to all Lottery games operated by the Lottery. Its mission is to ensure that all games marketed by the Colorado Lottery are done with security and protection of the integrity of the games and organization of the Colorado Lottery; and, to ensure that all Colorado Lottery games are representative of the values of the State of Colorado and its citizens.

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Stella Peterson

Chair
Citizen Representative
Democrat
Appointment June 25, 2020
Chair position expires July 1, 2024

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Stanley Henry Podolski III

Vice Chair
CPA of Fort Collins
Republican
Appointment April 4, 2019
Eligible for re-appointment July 1 2022

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Jim Bensberg

Commissioner
Citizen Representative
Republican
Appointment April 4, 2019
Commission term expires July 1, 2022

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Honorable Charles Dennis Maes

Commissioner
Attorney at Law
Democrat
Appointment July 7, 2017
Commission term expires July 1, 2021

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Bill Clayton

Commissioner
Law Enforcement
Unaffiliated 
Appointment July 18, 2018
Commission term expires July 1, 2023