Arkansas County Native
Named to Head Lottery Commission
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas
(February 11, 2012) -- The Arkansas
Lottery Commission tonight at 7:45 p.m. named William Bishop Woosley as the
new Director of the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.
Woosley, the Lottery's
Chief Legal Counsel since its startup in mid-2009, will be paid $165,000
Woosley, from Stuttgart, practiced law in his home town and
served as Deputy Prosecuting Attorney there prior to joining the Arkansas
Attorney General's Office as a Deputy Attorney General. He came to the Lottery
from that position.
The decision followed a day-long meeting of the
Commissioners with all nine members present. Seven candidates were interviewed
on Saturday prior to the Commissioners' deliberations and decision. The
appointment is effective immediately.
CONTACT: Julie Baldridge, Email:
SOURCE: The Arkansas Lottery Commission.