Press Release


The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) recently awarded the Oklahoma Lottery Commission with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report.
The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment for the Oklahoma Lottery and its management.
“Our staff members are to be commended for their excellent work and commitment to our organization,” said Jim Scroggins, executive director of the Oklahoma Lottery Commission.  “It is staff dedication like this that makes an organization successful.”    
Pictured: Members of the accounting team, pictured from left, are: (back) Stan Van Ostran, comptroller; Rich Sanchez, financial analyst; Greg Fields, accounts receivable; Dwight Burleson, accounts payable; (front) Megan Densow, budget analyst; and Sherri Marble, accounts receivable.

The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving approximately 16,000 government finance professionals with offices in Chicago, IL, and Washington, D.C.
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education.  More than $139 million has been contributed to education since November 2005.  
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