Scientific Games announces that the company’s Vice President of Responsible Gaming Carla Schaefer has been appointed to the National Council on Problem Gambling’s Board of Directors. The 36-year lottery industry professional currently leads Scientific Games’ global responsible gaming efforts, including the company’s Healthy Play program that provides tools to help lotteries to educate their players about the healthy enjoyment of lottery games.
Schaefer was appointed to the open Organization Member seat on the 15-member NCPG Board of Directors which helps guide policies and implement strategies that achieve organizational goals. She is the only lottery industry executive currently serving on the NCPG Board.
“The NCPG is thrilled that Carla Schaefer has joined our Board of Directors. She brings a wealth of knowledge about the lottery industry and corporate and social responsibility to our organization for the benefit of all stakeholders,” said Keith Whyte, Executive Director, National Council on Problem Gambling.
Schaefer’s lottery industry career began with a state lottery. She joined the lottery industry’s private sector in 1994 and brings experience working with government lotteries around the world to responsibly increase funding to good causes, as well as international business development. Schaefer has received several recognitions, including the prestigious Powers Award from the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries and the Distinguished Lottery Professional Award from the Public Gaming Research Institute. She was elected to the Lottery Industry Hall of Fame and Scientific Games Presidents Club and is the author of multiple lottery patents.
“We congratulate Carla on her appointment to the NCPG Board of Directors,” said Scientific Games Chief Legal Officer Dena Rosenzweig. “Carla is a respected lottery professional with a passion to make a difference in responsible gaming. Scientific Games, our employees, lottery customers, and now NCPG are fortunate to have her on our teams.”
Scientific Games is actively involved in the NCPG, supporting the non-profit organization’s mission to lead state and national stakeholders in the development of comprehensive policies and programs for all those affected by problem gambling.
Scientific Games provides retail and digital games, technology and services to 130 lotteries in 50 countries around the globe, including nearly every state lottery in the U.S.
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