Mr. Anderson was appointed Director of the Idaho State Liquor Division (ISLD) by Governor C.L. “Butch“ Otter on April 30, 2010. He also serves as Director of the Idaho Lottery, a position he’s held since January 9, 2007.
Mr. Anderson is Chair-Elect of the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA) Board of Directors.
Since 2007, he has served on the Board of Directors of, and has held a variety of board leadership positions with, the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL) and the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL).
He came to state service after twenty-six years in broadcasting, most recently as Vice President and General Manager of CBS television affiliates KBOI (Boise) and KIDK (Idaho Falls).While in local broadcasting, Mr. Anderson was involved in a number of executive board-level posts for the Idaho State Broadcasters Association, including legislative liaison representing the industry’s interests to Congress and the Idaho Legislature. He was the 2001 recipient of the National Association of Broadcasters Service to America Award for Service to Children .
Mr. Anderson received his Bachelor of Science, Business Administration degree from California State University, Chico.
He resides in Boise, Idaho with his wife of 33 years, Theresa Anderson