The National Council on Problem Gambling has announced its new advisory board.
The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) has unveiled its new advisory board which features several executives and senior staff from across the gambling industry.
The new advisory board will be responsible for advising the NCPG in its efforts to provide support to those that suffer from gambling problems.
Who’s on the board?
The board is made up of 10 individuals across two groups, at-large advisors and emeritus advisors. All 10 members were voted onto the advisory board by the NCPG’s board of directors. The board’s new members include:
- Don Feeney – President, Northstar Alliance on Problem Gambling
- Reece Middleton – Former Executive Director, Louisiana Association on Compulsive Gambling
- Maria-Christina Annaloro – Director of Government Relations & Social Sciences, Las Vegas Sands
- Steve Crosby – Founding Board Chair, Massachusetts Gaming Commission
- Martin Lycka – Director of Regulatory Affairs, GVC
- Maureen Greeley – Executive Director, Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling
- Ray Pineault – President & General Manager, Mohegan Sun
- Richard Schuetz – Former Commissioner, California Gambling Control Commission
- Marlene Warner – Executive Director, Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling
- Kirsten Clark -Executive Director, International Association of Gaming Advisors
Executive Director of the International Association of Gaming Advisors, Kirsten Clark, said: “Promoting responsible gambling initiatives continues to be of vital importance to the global gaming industry, and NCPG plays a critical role in developing programs and resources that help operators, regulators, and players identify and respond to problem gambling.”
Advisory board member Don Feeny said: “I’m excited and proud to be working with such a knowledgeable and talented group that shares a passion for helping those affected by problem gambling. I’m grateful to the board of directors for giving me this opportunity to continue being of service.”
What does the NCPG do?
Founded in 1972 the NCPG is the national advocate for programs and services to help people suffering from gambling-related problems and their families.
The NCPG also aims to improve health and wellbeing by reducing the social, economic and personal costs associated with problem gambling. On top of this, the organization assists stakeholders with the development of policy and programs on both a state and national level.