On January 5, 2017, Governor John Bel Edwards announced various appointments to several Louisiana boards and commissions. Among those appointments were Carmen T. Jones of Bogalusa who was appointed to the Louisiana Lottery Corporation. Jones is a licensed real estate agent in private practice. She will serve as a representative of the 5th Congressional District.
The Louisiana Lottery Corporation approves the operating budget and the terms of major procurements of the corporation, serves as a board of appeal regarding retailer contracts, and adopts administrative rules in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act necessary for the operations of the corporation.