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Structure of Agency

Executive Division

The Executive Director, the Commission's chief executive officer, is responsible for establishing operating policies and procedures for the agency and ensuring the agency's regulatory responsibilities are carried out. The Executive Director represents the agency before the Legislature and other governmental agencies. The Executive Director, with the assistance of the General Counsel and support staff, coordinates evaluation of racetrack license applications, issues recommended race date allocations, and assesses administrative penalties against racetrack licensees.

General Counsel: The General Counsel advises the Commissioners and staff on all legal issues affecting the agency. The General Counsel coordinates all aspects of Commission meetings and rulemaking proceedings, as well as representing the agency before the State Office of Administrative Hearings when prosecuting appeals from decisions made by the Board of Stewards/Judges.

Information Services Department: This department procures and supports all hardware and software necessary for the day-to-day activities of the Commission. The department is also responsible for developing and maintaining the agency's network, website, and database.




Page updated: 2/22/17