Governor Laura Kelly appointed three members to the Lottery Commission.

“This team will play an integral role in enhancing the Kansas Lottery,” Kelly said. “I look forward to seeing what they can do to improve our lottery system.”

1. Catherine Moyer (D), Ulysses, retained as Chair; she is CEO and General Manager of Pioneer Communications and CEO of High Plains Telecommunications, Inc., and chair of the Telcom Insurance Group. She sits on the board of the Rural Trust Insurance Company and on the advisory council of the Washburn University School of Law Alumni Association Board of Governors.

2. Kala Spigarelli (D), Pittsburg, succeeds Tom Roberts. Spigarelli is an attorney at the Spigarelli Law Firm.

3. Ed Trimmer (D), Winfield, succeeds Alana Roethle. Trimmer is a retired teacher and former legislator.

These appointments are pending confirmation by the Senate and were submitted prior to Sine Die.

The Lottery Commission administers the lottery in the state of Kansas. The commission consults with and advises the executive director on the operation of the lottery, in the establishment of policies governing the lottery, and reviews and approves its annual budget. No more than three of the five members of the commission may be of the same political party.