THE LOTTERY COMMISSION

Ensuring integrity, security, fairness and transparency in the operation and administration of the Lottery.

The Commission consists of five members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. These appointments meet the requirements of the Lottery Act, which specifies that:

  • No more than three members can be from the same political party.
  • One member must be a certified public accountant.
  • One member must have at least five years of experience as a law enforcement officer.

Serving California

The Commission approves the Lottery’s budget and business plans to make sure we achieve our mission—providing supplemental funding for California’s public schools and colleges.

If you have questions or comments for the Commission, feel free to Contact Us. Or, call the Lottery Customer Service Department at 1-800-LOTTERY (1-800-568-8379), Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to­ 5 p.m.

Our Members

Gregory Ahern, Lottery Commission member

GREGORY AHERN 
Lottery Commission Chair

Sheriff Ahern has been a lifelong resident of Alameda County. He was sworn in as a Deputy Sheriff in 1980, and has served over 41 years as a member of the Alameda County Sheriff's Office. In January 2007, he was sworn in as the 22nd Sheriff of Alameda County.

 

 

Peter Stern, Lottery Commission member

PETER STERN
Lottery Commission Member

Peter Stern is Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Inxeption Corporation. Stern has over 20 years of technology sales, leadership, business development and startup experience. Prior to joining Inxeption, Stern’s past roles included Chief Revenue Officer and Head of Sales at Skedulo, Autopilot and OpSource. Early on in his career, he was Vice President of Enterprise Corporate Sales at Salesforce. At Salesforce, he was responsible for the west coast development and growth of a new direct sales division. Stern's first job out of college was at Oracle where he worked for 6 years and was ultimately responsible for the management of a North American field sales organization evangelizing Oracle's embedded infrastructure technology within the Independent Software Vendor (ISV) community. In December 2010, he was appointed to the San Francisco International Airport Commission by Mayor Gavin Newsom and was reappointed in 2014 by Mayor Edwin Lee and Mayor London Breed in 2018.

 

Keetha Mills, Lottery Commission member

KEETHA MILLS
Lottery Commission Member

Keetha Mills is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation for California Community Colleges (Foundation), the nonprofit auxiliary serving the California Community Colleges Board of Governors, Chancellor’s Office, and all 116 colleges. Mills is a certified public accountant whose professional background includes over 20 years of experience in executive leadership, finance, accounting, and operations. Prior to joining the Foundation, she served in a management role at Hines Interest Limited Partnership and held several regional positions at Planned Parenthood, including Chief Financial Officer of Planned Parenthood of Houston and Southeast Texas, Interim Chief Executive Officer of Planned Parenthood of Louisiana and the Mississippi Delta and Chief Operating Officer of Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast. Earlier in her career, Mills worked with two of the nation’s largest accounting firms at the time, Arthur Andersen and PricewaterhouseCoopers, and held positions at Dynegy. A community college alumna, Mills earned her associate of arts in business administration from Lee College in Baytown, Texas, and her bachelor of science in accounting from the University of Houston.

 

Tiffani Alvidrez, Lottery Commission member

TIFFANI ALVIDREZ
Lottery Commission Member

Tiffani Alvidrez is a Regional Policy Manager at Instacart. She uses her deep knowledge of public policy and her political acumen to help shape complex, cutting-edge public policy debates that define the future of work and e-commerce in the western region of the United States. Prior to Instacart, Tiffani built a career in California state policy and politics. She spent 10 years as a Chief of Staff in the California State Legislature and  held positions at every level of state government, including a former governor’s administration and as a state civil servant. Tiffani serves on the boards of Leadership California and the Environmental Justice League. She is also a member of the SALA Series, a community of leaders from a variety of industry sectors who share a common motivation to engage around important societal and business matters and help drive positive change. Tiffani has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Davis and a Masters in Business Administration. She is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Tiffani currently resides in the Sacramento area. 

 

Anthony Garrison-Engbrecht, Lottery Commission member

ANTHONY GARRISON-ENGBRECHT
Lottery Commission Member

Commissioner Garrison-Engbrecht is the Vice President of Student Life at Saint Mary’s College of California in Moraga. Prior to that, he held multiple positions at the University of California, Merced from 2019 to 2021, including Senior Advisor and Chief of Staff. Garrison-Engbrecht also held multiple positions at the University of California, Berkeley from 2018 to 2019 and several positions at Loyola Marymount University from 2008 to 2017, including Director of Leadership Programs and LGBTQ+ Student Services. Garrison-Engbrecht earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Curriculum Theory from Chapman University.

 

Our Meetings Are Open to You

Meetings, which are open to the public, are held at least once a quarter. The meeting agenda for the next Commission meeting will be posted below 10 days prior to the meeting. Keep in mind that you need a PDF reader to open and print the materials in the minutes.

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855-591-5776 to submit written material about an agenda item or request disability accommodations. If you’d like to address the Commission, contact Elisa by 4 p.m. the day before or at the time of the meeting.

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
December 8, 2022  10:00 a.m.
California State Lottery Commission Headquarters
700 North 10th Street, Sacramento, California 95811

 

10:00

1.  Call to Order
2.  Pledge of Allegiance
3.  Roll Call of Commissioners

10:10

4.  Consider Approval of the Agenda

10:20

5. Approval of the Minutes of the September 29, 2022 Commission Meeting

10:25

6.  INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
   a. Director’s Comments 

10:35

7.  CONSENT CALENDAR (The items on the consent calendar will be moved and voted on without staff presentation unless a Commissioner requests discussion.)

10:35 

8. ACTION ITEMS (Items will include a staff presentation, Commissioners’ discussion, public comment opportunity and a vote by the Commissioners.)

   a. DocuSign Renewal
The Lottery seeks approval of the subscription and support services for DocuSign digital signature technology to support enterprise-wide electronic signature processes and to obtain DocuSign Implementation and Customization Services.

   b. Juniper Network Hardware Refresh
The Lottery seeks approval to replace its aging Juniper network infrastructure starting with Lottery Headquarters. This project will ensure reliability and continuity of critical Lottery network services by replacing aging Juniper access switches.

   c. Microsoft Enterprise Licensing Agreement Renewal
The Lottery seeks approval to participate in the Microsoft Enterprise Licensing Agreement (MELA) program. The agreement will support Microsoft’s enterprise suite products and platforms utilized at the Lottery.

 11:00

9. Commissioner General Discussion

11:10 

10. Scheduling Next Meetings – February 2, March 30, May 25 and June 29, 2023 in Sacramento

11:15

11. Public Discussion (The Chair reserves the right to limit the time allocated for each presenter of public comments and the right to limit the number of people speaking on a single issue.)

11:30

12.  Adjournment

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855- 591-5776, to submit written material regarding an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you wish to address the Commission, you may sign up in advance by contacting the Commission’s Assistant by 4:00 p.m. the day before the meeting or at the time of the meeting. 

Download the Minutes of the June 30, 2022 Meeting

Transcript of the September 29, 2022 Meeting

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
September 29, 2022  10:00 a.m.
California State Lottery Commission Headquarters
700 North 10th Street, Sacramento, California 95811

 

10:00

1.  Call to Order
2.  Pledge of Allegiance
3.  Roll Call of Commissioners

10:10

4.  Consider Approval of the Agenda

10:25

5. Approval of the Minutes of the June 30, 2022 Commission Meeting

10:30

6.  INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
   a. Director’s Comments 
   b. California Lottery - Changing the Narrative 

10:50

7.  CONSENT CALENDAR (The items on the consent calendar will be moved and voted on without staff presentation unless a Commissioner requests discussion.)

10:50 

8. ACTION ITEMS (Items will include a staff presentation, Commissioners’ discussion, public comment opportunity and a vote by the Commissioners.)

   a. Lottery Investment Policy and Investment Strategy Attachment + Attachment
The Lottery seeks approval of the Lottery’s Investment Policy and Investment Strategy, which ensure sufficient cashflow to make scheduled payments to Lottery prizewinners who choose the annuity payout option.

   b. Construction Services Contract, Z Squared Construction
The Lottery seeks approval of a construction services contract for the remodel of the Northern Distribution Center in accordance with the engineered and approved drawings. The term of this contract will be for three (3) years. +

   c. Construction Services Contract for Headquarters Security Fence
The Lottery seeks approval of a construction services contract for the fabrication and installation of the Headquarters Campus Security Fence in accordance with the engineered and approved drawings. The term of this contract will be for one (1) year with two (2) one-year options to extend.

   d. Advertising Tracking Services Contract Amendment       
The Lottery seeks approval to exercise its contractual option to extend the Advertising Tracking Services contract with Ipsos Limited Partnership for one additional year to continue assessing the performance of advertising campaigns on many key metrics.

   e. Sitecore Content Management System Renewal        
The Lottery seeks approval to enter a 24-month agreement to renew the existing subscription licensing and premium level support for Sitecore Experience Platform, the Content Management System for the Lottery Public Website. The term date will begin December 11, 2022 and end December 10, 2024. The Lottery is requesting this item to be considered by the Commission in September as the scheduled start date is December 11, 2022 and within a tight timeframe after the December 8, 2022 Commission meeting before the scheduled start date. 

   f. Request to Add Positions       
The Lottery seeks approval to establish eleven new permanent positions to support operational needs within the Informational Services (ITSD), Human Resources, and Sales & Marketing Divisions. These positions support operational needs critical to ITSD Business Plan Proposals to establish a Field Support Unit in Operations Support to be able to proactively provide ongoing support and service to the District Offices and the Distribution Centers, to manage employee engagement initiatives and the department’s forthcoming Mission, Vision, and Values rollout, and to provide better customer service to our route model retail partners. 

   g. Scratchers® Core Game Profile Templates + Attachment
The Lottery seeks approval of Scratchers new core game profile templates in order to offer more variety within the $1 games. These changes will allow the Lottery to provide a wider diversity of experiences for new and existing players to increase awareness and sales opportunities. 

   h. Ratification of Silver Star Movers Bulk Delivery Services Contract        
The Lottery is requesting ratification of a new contract with Silver Star Movers, Inc. for designated bulk delivery services to the district offices located in the Southern California region.

   i. Contract for Promotions and Retail Marketing Agency     
The Lottery seeks approval of a new five-year contract for promotions and retail marketing services. This agreement will allow the Lottery to continue to develop and implement essential promotional and retail marketing activities.

12:00

9. Commissioner General Discussion

12:15 

10. Scheduling Next Meeting – December 8, 2022 in Sacramento

12:17

11. Public Discussion (The Chair reserves the right to limit the time allocated for each presenter of public comments and the right to limit the number of people speaking on a single issue.)

12:30

12.  Adjournment

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855- 591-5776, to submit written material regarding an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you wish to address the Commission, you may sign up in advance by contacting the Commission’s Assistant by 4:00 p.m. the day before the meeting or at the time of the meeting. Additional information about the California Lottery and notice of this meeting may be found on our website at www.calottery.com.

Download the Minutes of the May 26, 2022 Meeting

Transcript of the June 30, 2022 Meeting

 

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
June 30, 2022  10:00 a.m.
California State Lottery Commission Headquarters
700 North 10th Street, Sacramento, California 95811

 

10:00

1.  Call to Order
2.  Pledge of Allegiance
3.  Roll Call of Commissioners

10:10

4.  Election of Chair and Vice Chair of the California State Lottery Commission 2022-2023

10:20

5.  Consider Approval of the Agenda

10:25

6.  Approval of the Minutes of the May 26, 2022 Commission Meeting

10:30

7.  INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
   a.  Director’s Comments

10:45

8.  CONSENT CALENDAR (The items on the consent calendar will be moved and voted on without staff presentation unless a Commissioner requests discussion.)

10:45

9.  ACTION ITEMS (Items will include a staff presentation, Commissioners’ discussion, public comment opportunity and a vote by the Commissioners.):

   a. Fiscal Year 2022-23 Business Plan + Attachment
The Lottery seeks approval for the specific goals and initiatives in the FY 2022-23 Business Plan.

   b. Fiscal Year 2022-23 Budget and Presentation  + Attachment  + Attachment + Attachment
The Lottery seeks approval of its proposed budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year. The Lottery optimized prize payouts and zero-based all of the operating expenses in developing the proposed budget to maximize the funding provided to education.

   c. Extension and Addition of Funds to the Time Advertising Contract 
The Lottery seeks approval to use the Emergency Extended Service option and add funds to the Time Advertising contract in order to continue advertising activities in the California Asian consumer market.

   d. Draw Auditing and Review Services Contract
The Lottery is requesting approval to enter into a three-year agreement with Preston CPA for independent draw auditing and review services. 

   e. Emergency Extension of the KPMG LLP Draw Auditing and Review Services Contract
The Lottery contract with KPMG LLP for Draw Auditing and Review Services will expire July 31, 2022. The Lottery seeks approval to exercise the option to extend for three additional months. The extension is required to ensure continuous draw auditing services while the Lottery completes the new contract execution.

11:30

10. Commissioner General Discussion  

11:40

11. Scheduling Next Meetings – September 29 and December 1, 2022 in Sacramento

11:45

12.  Public Discussion (The Chair reserves the right to limit the time allocated for each presenter of public comments and the right to limit the number of people speaking on a single issue. Public speakers shall be respectful and avoid engaging in any conduct that disrupts, disturbs or otherwise impedes the orderly conduct of the meeting.)

12:00

13.  Adjournment

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855- 591-5776, to submit written material regarding an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you wish to address the Commission, you may sign up in advance by contacting the Commission’s Assistant by 4:00 p.m. the day before the meeting or at the time of the meeting.

Download the Minutes of the March 17, 2022 Meeting

Transcript of the May 26, 2022 Meeting

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
May 26, 2022  10:00 a.m.
California State Lottery Commission Headquarters
700 North 10th Street, Sacramento, California 95811

 

10:00

1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Roll Call of Commissioners

10:10

4.  Consider Approval of the Agenda

10:15

5. Approval of the Minutes of the March 17, 2022 Commission Meeting

10:20

6.  INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
   a. Director’s Comments 
   b. Draft Fiscal Year 2022-23 Business Plan 
   c. Draft Fiscal Year 2022-23 Budget 

11:00

7.  CONSENT CALENDAR (The items on the consent calendar will be moved and voted on without staff presentation unless a Commissioner requests discussion.)

8. ACTION ITEMS (Items will include a staff presentation, Commissioners’ discussion, public comment opportunity and a vote by the Commissioners.):

   a. Contract Amendments Concerning Scratchers® Printing Services 

          1. Scientific Games International, Inc. Instant Ticket Printing Contract Extension and Increase in Expenditure Authority 
The Lottery seeks approval to exercise its contractual option to extend the Scientific Games International instant ticket printing contract for one additional year to ensure uninterrupted product sales.
          2. Pollard Banknote Limited Instant Ticket Printing Contract Extension and Increase in Expenditure Authority
The Lottery seeks approval to exercise its contractual option to extend the Pollard Banknote Limited instant ticket printing contract for one additional year to ensure uninterrupted product sales.
          3. IGT Global Solutions Corporation Instant Ticket Printing Contract Extension
The Lottery seeks approval to exercise its contractual option to extend the IGT Global Solutions instant ticket printing contract for one additional year to ensure uninterrupted product sales. 

   b. Amendment of an Interagency Agreement with the Department of Rehabilitation 
The Lottery seeks approval to amend the interagency agreement with the Department of Rehabilitation for a term of three years from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2025, and add funds for retailer accessibility inspections and consulting services. The amendment will allow the Lottery to continue services without interruption, as per the Lottery Regulations.

   c. Microsoft Unified Performance Level Support Agreement 
The Lottery seeks approval to enter into a 12-month agreement to renew the Microsoft Unified Performance Level Support Agreement. This agreement will provide continued support for the Lottery’s Microsoft software products and services as well as access to specialized and dedicated expert-level Microsoft designation support engineers for a number of critical Lottery technology initiatives.

   d. Construction Services Contract – Otto Construction 
The Lottery seeks approval of a construction services contract for the remodel of the Northern Distribution Center. The term of this contract will be for 24 months with two (2) options to extend the Agreement one (1) additional year. 

   e. Amendment to Statewide Modular Systems Furniture Services Contract 
The Lottery seeks approval to exercise its contractual option to extend the Modular Systems Furniture services contract for an additional two years to support ongoing facilities projects. The current contract with Western Contract Furnishers of Sacramento for statewide modular furniture services is scheduled to end on June 14, 2022. 

   f. Contract Amendments Concerning Bulk Delivery Services

          1. Mytess Designated Bulk Carrier Services Contract
The Lottery seeks approval of a new contract for shipment of Scratchers products between its two distribution centers.
          2. PacTrack Designated Bulk Carrier Services Contract
The Lottery seeks approval of a new contract for shipment of Scratchers products and point-of-sale materials to district offices located in the Southern California region. 
          3. GG Delivery Designated Bulk Carrier Services Contract
The Lottery seeks approval of a new contract for shipment of Scratchers products and point-of-sale materials to district offices located in the Northern California region. 

12:00
 

9. Commissioner General Discussion  

12:10

10. Scheduling Next Meeting – June 30, 2022 in Sacramento

12:12

11. Public Discussion (The Chair reserves the right to limit the time allocated for each presenter of public comments and the right to limit the number of people speaking on a single issue. Public speakers shall be respectful and avoid engaging in any conduct that disrupts, disturbs or otherwise impedes the orderly conduct of the meeting.)

12:30

12.  Adjournment

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855- 591-5776, to submit written material regarding an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you wish to address the Commission, you may sign up in advance by contacting the Commission’s Assistant by 4:00 p.m. the day before the meeting or at the time of the meeting.

Download the Minutes of the January 27, 2022 Meeting

Transcript of the March 17, 2022 Meeting

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
March 17, 2022  10:00 a.m.

 

The California State Lottery’s January 27, 2022 Commission Meeting will be held remotely, consistent with Executive Orders N-25-20 and N-29-20 and the recommendations from the California Department of Public Health to encourage physical distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19. The public is able to participate by calling 916-306-8465, Conference ID: 567 331 37#.

 

10:00

1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Roll Call of Commissioners

10:10

4. Consider Approval of the Agenda

10:15

5. Approval of the Minutes of the January 17, 2022 Commission Meeting

10:20

6.  INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
   a. Director’s Comments 
   b. Audit Committee Update 
   c. Problem Gambling Awareness Month 

11:00

7. CONSENT CALENDAR (The items on the consent calendar will be moved and voted on without staff presentation unless a Commissioner requests discussion.)

11:00

8. ACTION ITEMS (Items will include a staff presentation, Commissioners’ discussion, public comment opportunity and a vote by the Commissioners.):

   a. Contract for Independent Financial Services Auditor 
The Lottery seeks approval of an independent financial services auditor contract. The award of this three-year contract will enable the Lottery’s financial statements to continue to be audited on an annual basis.

   b. ServiceNow Renewal 
The Lottery seeks approval to renew the licensing for its ServiceNow modules to support the Lottery’s enterprise-wide digital workflow platform.  This will enable the Lottery to maintain and implement operational efficiencies through continued automation efforts.

   c. Alcone Marketing Group Contract 
The Lottery is requesting a seven-month contract with Alcone Marketing group under the same terms and conditions. This will allow essential promotional and retail marketing activities to continue uninterrupted while a comprehensive solicitation for these services is completed.

11:30

9. Commissioner General Discussion

11:40

10. Scheduling Next Meetings – May 26, and June 30, 2022 in Sacramento

11:45

11. Public Discussion (The Chair reserves the right to limit the time allocated for each presenter of public comments and the right to limit the number of people speaking on a single issue. Public speakers shall be respectful and avoid engaging in any conduct that disrupts, disturbs or otherwise impedes the orderly conduct of the meeting.)

12:00

12. Adjournment

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855- 591-5776, to submit written material regarding an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you wish to address the Commission, you may sign up in advance by contacting the Commission’s Assistant by 4:00 p.m. the day before the meeting at the time of the meeting.

Download the Minutes of the November 18, 2021 Meeting

Transcript of January 27, 2022 Meeting

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
January 27, 2022  10:00 a.m.

 

The California State Lottery’s January 27, 2022 Commission Meeting will be held remotely, consistent with Executive Orders N-25-20 and N-29-20 and the recommendations from the California Department of Public Health to encourage physical distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19. The public is able to participate by calling 916-306-8465, Conference ID: 683 333 770#.

10:00

1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Roll Call of Commissioners

10:10

4. Consider Approval of the Agenda

10:15

5. Approval of the Minutes of the November 18, 2021 Commission Meeting

10:20

6. INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
   a. Director’s Comments 

10:35

7. CONSENT CALENDAR (The items on the consent calendar will be moved and voted on without staff presentation unless a Commissioner requests discussion.)

10:35

8. ACTION ITEMS (Items will include a staff presentation, Commissioners’ discussion, public comment opportunity and a vote by the Commissioners.):

   a. Emergency Extension of the KPMG LLP Financial Auditing and Related Services Contract
The Lottery seeks approval to extend, for up to one year on an emergency basis, the provision of its current financial auditing and related services contract.  This will enable KPMG to complete its audit of the Lottery’s June 30, 2021 financial statements subsequent to the contract expiring on March 29, 2022.

   b. Juniper Network Maintenance & Support Contract
The Lottery seeks approval to enter into a three-year agreement with Castro International to renew the Juniper Optimum Care service package for support services to ensure continued reliability and readiness of the Lottery network.  This will provide the Lottery the ability to proactively open support tickets on a 24x7 basis, perform device configuration analysis, software updates, advanced hardware replacement, and engage expert technical consulting support which is essential to resolving network issues. 

   c. Amendment to Statewide Architectural Services Contract 
The Lottery seeks approval to exercise its contractual option to extend the architectural services contract for an additional one year to support ongoing facilities projects. The current contract with LPAS, Inc. for statewide architectural services is scheduled to end on March 20, 2022. 

11:00

9. Commissioner General Discussion

11:15

10. Scheduling Next Meetings – March 17, May 26, and June 30, 2022 in Sacramento

11:17

11. Public Discussion (The Chair reserves the right to limit the time allocated for each presenter of public comments and the right to limit the number of people speaking on a single issue.)

11:30

12. Adjournment

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855- 591-5776, to submit written material regarding an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you wish to address the Commission, you may sign up in advance by contacting the Commission’s Assistant by 4:00 p.m. today (January 26, 2022) before or at the time of the meeting.

Download the Minutes of the September 23, 2021 Meeting

Download the Transcript of the November 18, 2021 Meeting

 

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
November 18, 2021  10:00 a.m.

 

The California State Lottery’s November 18, 2021 Commission Meeting will be held remotely, consistent with Executive Orders N-25-20 and N-29-20 and the recommendations from the California Department of Public Health to encourage physical distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19. The public is able to participate by calling 916-306-8465, Conference ID: 169 164 17#

10:00

1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Roll Call of Commissioners

10:10

4. Consider Approval of the Agenda

10:15

5. Approval of the Minutes of the September 23, 2021 Commission Meeting

10:20

6. INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
   a. Director’s Comments 

10:35

7. CONSENT CALENDAR (The items on the consent calendar will be moved and voted on without staff presentation unless a Commissioner requests discussion.)

10:35

8. ACTION ITEMS (Items will include a staff presentation, Commissioners’ discussion, public comment opportunity and a vote by the Commissioners.):

   a. Approval of Two-Year Contract Amendment with Securitas Security Services, Inc. 
The Lottery seeks approval to exercise its contractual option to extend the security guard services contract for an additional two years to ensure continuous uniformed security guard coverage at all Lottery facilities. The current security guard contract with Securitas Security Services is scheduled to end on December 27, 2021. 

   b. Audit Committee Charter Approval + Attachment
With the reestablishment of the Audit Committee in 2020, the Lottery seeks approval of the revised Audit Committee Charter. 

   c. DocuSign – Digital Software Technology 
The Lottery seeks approval for a new Agreement for renewal of licenses and support required for the Lottery’s electronic signature program. 

   d. Ratification of Lottery Master Agreement with Enterprise Fleet Management Program to Acquire Leased Vehicles 
The Lottery seeks approval of a ratification of the Lottery’s decision to enter into a master lease agreement with Enterprise Fleet Management Program to acquire fleet vehicles to sustain critical Lottery operations.

11:30

9. Commissioner General Discussion

11:40

10. Scheduling Next Meetings – January 27, March 17, May 26, and June 30, 2022 in Sacramento

11:42

11. Public Discussion (The Chair reserves the right to limit the time allocated for each presenter of public comments and the right to limit the number of people speaking on a single issue.)

12:00

12. Adjournment

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855- 591-5776, to submit written material regarding an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you wish to address the Commission, you may sign up in advance by contacting the Commission’s Assistant by 4:00 p.m. the day before the meeting or at the time of the meeting.

 

 

 

Download the Minutes of the June 24, 2021 Meeting

Download the Transcript of the September 23, 2021 Meeting

 

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
September 23, 2021  10:00 a.m.

 

The California State Lottery’s September 23, 2021 Commission Meeting will be held remotely, consistent with Executive Orders N-25-20 and N-29-20 and the recommendations from the California Department of Public Health to encourage physical distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19. The public is able to participate by calling 916-306-8465, Conference ID: 157 616 901#.

10:00

1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Roll Call of Commissioners

10:10

4. Consider Approval of the Agenda

10:15

5. Approval of the Minutes of the June 24, 2021 Commission Meeting


10:20

6. INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
a. Director’s Comments 

10:35

7. CONSENT CALENDAR (The items on the consent calendar will be moved and voted on without staff presentation unless a Commissioner requests discussion.)

10:35

8. ACTION ITEMS (Items will include a staff presentation, Commissioners’ discussion, public comment opportunity and a vote by the Commissioners.):
a. Extension to the Time Advertising Contract 
The Lottery seeks approval for a one-year extension to the Time Advertising contract in order to continue Asian market advertising and marketing services without interruption.

b. Problem Gambling Prevention Contract 
The Lottery seeks approval for a new Interagency Agreement with the California Department of Public Health’s Office of Problem Gambling for problem gambling prevention services.

c. Request to Ratify the Contract Amendment with Securitas Security Services 
The Lottery seeks approval for the amendment to the current contract for additional funding to cover expenses to the end of the current contract term as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic response.

d. Advertising Tracking Services Contract Amendment 
The Lottery seeks approval to amend the contract with Ipsos Limited Partnership extending the term for one year from November 1, 2021 to October 31, 2022. This will allow the Lottery to continue using these research services that assess the performance of an advertising campaign on many key metrics.

e. Amendment to the Epicor 10 Financial System Contract 
The Lottery seeks Commission approval of the Epicor contract which requires additional funding and needs to delay its implementation of the upgrade project from September 2021 to possibly March of 2022.

f. Lottery Investment Policy and Investment Strategy 
The Lottery seeks Commission approval of the Lottery’s Investment Policy and Investment Strategy, which ensure sufficient cashflow to make scheduled payments to Lottery prizewinners who choose the annuity payout option.

11:30

9. Commissioner General Discussion

11:40

10. Scheduling Next Meeting – November 18, 2021 in Sacramento


11:42

11. Public Discussion (The Chair reserves the right to limit the time allocated for each presenter of public comments and the right to limit the number of people speaking on a single issue.)

12:00

12. Adjournment
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