Serving the Public
Mr. Anderson serves citizens of the Gem State in two roles. He was appointed Director of the Idaho Lottery on January 9, 2007 and as Director of the Idaho State Liquor Division (ISLD) on April 30, 2010. Governor Brad Little re-appointed him Director of both agencies on January 4, 2019.
He is a Past-President of the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) Board of Directors, a Past-Chairman of the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA) Board of Directors, and a Past-President of the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL) Board of Directors.
Mr. Anderson 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).
He received his Bachelor of Science, Business Administration degree from California State University, Chico. He is the father of four children, grandfather of five, and resides in Boise, Idaho with his wife of 37 years, Theresa Anderson.