Commission and Director Info

The five-member Lottery Commission oversees the governance of the Oregon Lottery. The governor appoints commission members for four-year terms. The State Senate confirms the appointments.

Upcoming Commission Meetings

  • April 26, 2024
  • May 31, 2024, monthly meeting and work session (times TBD)
  • June 28, 2024
  • July 26, 2024
  • Aug. 30, 2024
  • Sept. 27, 2024
  • Oct. 25, 2024
  • Nov. 22, 2024
  • Dec. 20, 2024

All meetings begin at 10 am and are web meetings, unless noted on the schedule above.

Past Commission Meetings

To request materials for meetings prior to those listed above, please submit a public records request.

Recordings of past meetings can be found on the Oregon Lottery YouTube page/OL Commission Meetings playlist.

Commission Overview

Commission Requirements

Oregon law requires that at least one commissioner have a minimum of five years’ experience in law enforcement and at least one commissioner must be a certified public accountant. No more than three members of the Commission can be affiliated with the same political party.

The Commission’s responsibilities include:

  • Ratifying retailer contracts
  • Approving yearly budget and business plan
  • Approving monthly financial reports
  • Adopting rule and policy changes
Oregon Lottery Commission
PO Box 12649
Salem, OR 97309

Lottery Commissioners

Current Commissioners

MardiLyn Saathoff

Maulin Patel
Marty Ramirez
Jeff Weller (not pictured)
Julie Wilcox

Oregon Lottery Director

Mike Wells — Director

The governor appoints the Oregon Lottery director, whose appointment must be confirmed by the Senate. The director’s responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing the administration of the Lottery and its employees, as well as external and legislative activities
  • Recommending annual strategic direction and budget to the Lottery Commission
  • Serving as the Secretary and Executive Officer of the Lottery Commission
To contact the Lottery Director or for additional information, contact:

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