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Acting Director | West Virginia Lottery
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced the appointment of John Myers as Acting Director of the West Virginia Lottery, effective November 1, 2015. Myers filled the vacancy created by the retirement of John Musgrave who had served as director for 19 years.
“I am incredibly appreciative of the work done by John Musgrave over the years,” Gov. Tomblin said. “John Myers has worked closely with John Musgrave and will provide leadership and stability to the agency moving forward.”
A graduate of The Ohio State University, Myers has served as assistant director of the West Virginia Lottery since May 2008. Prior to that he was the manager of corporate administration for Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia and worked for American Electric Power for 17 years.
“I appreciate Gov. Tomblin’s confidence in me and look forward to serving in this new role,” Myers said. “We take our regulatory responsibilities very seriously and also do our best to generate revenue for the state of West Virginia to support important education, senior and tourism programs.”
The commission was created in 1985 to assist and advise the director of the Lottery and to carry on a continuous study of West Virginia Lottery operations throughout the state. Members are appointed by the Governor with the approval of the senate. In accordance with state law, the Lottery Commission is required to have seven members comprised of a lawyer, a certified public accountant, a computer expert, a marketing specialist, and one member with not less than five years experience in law enforcement. An additional two members represent the "public at large". No more than four members may be from the same political party. Unless filling an unexpired appointment, members serve overlapping terms of five years and are eligible for successive appointments to the commission.