The California Lottery leadership team believes in empowering staff to do their most impactful work, and driving our mission to make a difference in California public education.
Harjinder K. Shergill-Chima
Director Harjinder K. Shergill-Chima brings extensive experience to the California Lottery. She served Lottery in the capacity of Chief Deputy Director for four years before Governor Gavin Newsom appointed her to the Director position.
Prior to Lottery, Shergill-Chima was Assistant General Counsel at the California Government Operations Agency from 2018 to 2019. Before that, she was an Attorney at the California Department of Transportation from 2004 to 2018. She was an Associate at Rich, Fuidge, Morris & Iverson Inc. from 2002 to 2004 and at Reinecke & Daily in 2001. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, Sacramento and a Juris Doctor degree from Whittier Law School.
Shergill-Chima is the first Indian American serving as Director of the California Lottery.
Chief Deputy Director
Chief Legal Counsel
Deputy Director, Sales & Marketing
Public Affairs & Communications
Special Advisor to the Director
Deputy Director, Finance
Deputy Director, IT Services
Deputy Director, Operations
Deputy Director, Human Resources
Deputy Director, Business Planning
Security & Law Enforcement
Deputy Director, External Affairs
Equal Employment Opportunity Officer
Deputy Director, Internal Audits