A Paris native was recently confirmed for a fourth term on the New Hampshire Lottery Commission.

Debra Douglas of Bow, N.H., has been on the commission since 2009 and has been chairman since 2010. 

Her new term runs through 2022. She is the daughter of Glenda McNutt of Paris and the late Billy Joe McNutt.

During Douglas’ tenure, New Hampshire Lottery annual sales have increased from $240 million in 2008-09 to an all-time record high of nearly $338 million in 2017-18, which is a 41 percent increase in sales.

In addition to the New Hampshire Lottery Commission, Douglas is also chairman of the Tri-State Lotto Commission, which includes New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine. 

Douglas has held leadership positions at Ferrofluidics Corp., Hutchens Investment Management and Merrill Lynch. 

She also served as vice chairman of the Board of Trustees of the New Hampshire Retirement System, as a special assistant to New Hampshire Gov. Judd Gregg, and as a delegate to the White House Conference on Small Business.

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