J. Winston Krause, Chairman
J. Winston Krause is a tax, estate and corporate lawyer and principal partner of Krause and Associates Inc. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Austin Bar Association, and he volunteers his legal services in the community. Mr. Krause is also a committee member of the American Bar Association and a non-practicing Certified Public Accountant according to the State Board of Public Accountancy.
An Eagle Scout, Mr. Krause is a member of the Capitol Area Council of the Boys Scouts of America. He serves on the Board of Trustees for Huston-Tillotson University, as well.
Mr. Krause received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a law degree from Southern Methodist University.
Mr. Krause served as a member of the Behavioral Enforcement Committee for the Texas State Board of Accountancy from 1992 to 1996. Governor Rick Perry appointed Mr. Krause to the Texas Lottery Commission on March 27, 2009.
Veronica Edwards, Commissioner
Veronica Edwards is the owner and CEO of InGenesis. She is an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year awardee and the 2011 US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Businesswoman of the Year. She was previously honored as one of the nation’s Top 10 Female Entrepreneurs by Inc. magazine.
Ms. Edwards is a member of the University of the Incarnate Word Board of Trustees, corporate recruitment chair for the San Antonio Chapter of the American Diabetes Association, and a Trustee of the Texas Women’s Forum and the World Affairs Council of San Antonio.
Edwards received a bachelor’s degree from Southwest Texas State University, now Texas State University, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of the Incarnate Word, where she is currently pursuing a doctorate in business administration.
Katie Dickie Stavinoha, Commissioner
Katie Dickie Stavinoha was appointed by Gov. Rick Perry to a six-year term on the Texas Lottery Commission in September 2013.
Living in The Woodlands, Stavinoha retired from the public relations industry after spending more than 25 years working in the public and private sector. While working for Koch Industries, Inc., her work earned recognition from state and local industry organizations. In addition, she has edited three cookbooks: Texas Cowboy Cooking, Brennan's of Houston in Your Kitchen, and Barbecue, Biscuits and Beans.
Active in her community, Stavinoha volunteers within the Conroe Independent School District and serves as board member and official for her daughter's swim team. Originally from Woodson, Texas, Stavinoha is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in agricultural journalism. She and her husband ranch in Texas and the Flint Hills of Kansas.
Jodie Baggett, Commissioner
Jodie Baggett of Ozona and her husband are partners in a ranching operation in West Texas after serving many years as an educator. She is a member of the Texas Wildlife Association, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, Texas Land and Mineral Owners Association, Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers Association, the Society of Magna Charta Dames and the Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Texas. She is also a sustaining member and past president of the Ozona Women's League, a board member of the Crockett County Museum and member of the Friends of the Crockett County Library and past board member of the Crockett County Hospital and Care Center Board. Baggett received a bachelor's degree from the University of Houston. Her term will expire Feb. 1, 2017.