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Mar 08, 2010
Governor Bobby Jindal Announces Appointments to the Board of Directors of the Louisiana State Lottery Corporation

BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced appointments to the Board of Directors of the Louisiana State Lottery Corporation.

The Board of Directors of the Louisiana State Lottery Corporation serves to approve or modify the recommendations of the president of the Louisiana Lottery Corporation, including the budget and terms of major lottery procurements. Additionally, members serve as a board of appeal for any denial or cancellation of a contract with a lottery retailer by the president.

According to the statute, the board is comprised of nine gubernatorial appointments, subject to senate confirmation. One member is appointed from each congressional district and the State Treasurer will serve as an ex-officio member.  The remaining members will serve as at-large members, of which one must be appointed from recommendations submitted to the governor by the Louisiana Oil Marketers and Convenience Store Association.

Appointments to the Board of Directors of the Louisiana State Lottery Corporation:

Nelda Holloway, of Harrisonburg, is a retired co-owner of Maumelle Cable Television.  Holloway will serve as a representative of the 5th Congressional District, as required by statute.

Linda Temple, of Deridder, is a retired officer at City Savings Bank and co-owner of A&L Ranch in Deridder, Louisiana.  Temple will serve as a representative of the 4th Congressional District, as required by statute.

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