Lottery Control Board

Board and Commission Details

Contact Name

Harold Mays

Contact Title

Acting Director


The Board advises the Lottery Superintendent and Department of Revenue Director on the State Lottery; designates hearing officers to hear complaints of violations of Lottery Law or administrative rules, and hears appeals from hearing officer recommendations; establishes advertising policy.


3 years, expiring July 1 of staggered years, and until successor is appointed and qualified

Senate Confirmation


Party Affiliation

No more than 3 from the same political party


United States citizens and Illinois residents


$100 per diem to maximum of $1,200.00 per year, plus expenses


5 appointed by Governor with advice and consent of Senate; no more than 3 from the same political party


Elected by the board


20 ILCS 1605/6

Member Names

Name Member Expiration Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position Title County
Alter, Sarah 07/01/2024 06/03/2019 Democrat Governor Member Cook
VACANT 07/01/2022 Governor Member
VACANT 07/01/2023 Governor Member
Sheehan, Diana Leza 07/01/2026 02/24/2020 Independent Governor Member Cook
Garza, Alejandra 07/01/2024 03/26/2021 Democrat Governor Member Cook