Lottery Commission & Legislation
The legislation that created the New Jersey Lottery also established a Commission of seven, non-salaried, bipartisan members, appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the State Senate. Commission terms are five years.
Under the law, there are seven Commission members, including the State Treasurer, who are appointed by the Governor.
The Commission terms are for five years.
Members serve without compensation but are entitled to reimbursement for expenses up to $5,000 a year for the Chairman and $3,500 for the others. The New Jersey Lottery's Chief Operating Officer is the Executive Director who also serves as Secretary to the Commission.