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OPG Advisory Group

The purpose of the Advisory Group is to discuss priorities and strategies for educating and training individuals engaged in problem gambling-related issues. The Advisory Group is a valuable forum for collaboration among state regulating agencies, gambling industry representatives, educators, researchers, and advocates for problem gambling issues. 


Advisory Group Member List

MemberAffiliation
​​Edith Atwood​Pechanga Development Corporation
​James Butler​California Coalition Against Gambling Expansion
​Terri Sue Canale-Dalman
CA Dept. of Public Health - Office of Problem Gambling
​Kelly Chau​AACI (Asian Americans for Community Involvement)
Dave Dillman​CalGETS Provider
​Dr. Tim Fong​UCLA Gambling Studies Program
Denise Galvez​DHCS - SUD/PTRSD, Policy and Prevention Branch
​Francisco Gonzalez​California Horse Racing Board
​Christin HemannDepartment of Aging
Robert Jacobson​California Council on Problem Gambling
​Susan Jensen​California Nations Indian Gaming Association
Kyle Kirkland​California Gaming Association
Chris Lindstrom​California Tribal Business Alliance
​Stacey Luna-Baxter​California Gambling Control Commission
Paula NegreteCalifornia State Lottery
Robert Oldham, M.D.​California Conference of Local Health Officers
Joe PattersonCalifornia Gaming Association
​Tom Renfree​County Behavioral Health Directors Association
​I. Nelson Rose​Whittier Law School
​Darren Scharer​Winners Foundation
Magen Walter​Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Gambling Control
Tracee Watts​CDPH Tobacco Control Branch
Amanda Wilbur​California Rural Indian Health Board, Inc.
​Kent Woo​NICOS Chinese Health Coalition
​Elijah Zuniga​Gambling Industry

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