Mary Ann Williamson, Chair
Mary Ann Williamson is a certified public accountant and owner of MKS Natural Gas Company. A member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, she previously served as a board member of the Weatherford Little League and volunteered with Couts Methodist Church and the Weatherford Independent School District.
Ms. Williamson received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a master’s of business administration from Texas Christian University.
Governor Rick Perry appointed Ms. Williamson to the Texas Lottery Commission on October 7, 2008. Governor Perry designated her as Chair of the Commission on March 27, 2009.
J. Winston Krause, Commissioner
J. Winston Krause is a tax, estate and corporate lawyer and principal partner of Krause and Associates Inc. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Austin Bar Association, and he volunteers his legal services in the community. Mr. Krause is also a committee member of the American Bar Association and a non-practicing Certified Public Accountant according to the State Board of Public Accountancy.
An Eagle Scout, Mr. Krause is a member of the Capitol Area Council of the Boys Scouts of America. He serves on the Board of Trustees for Huston-Tillotson University, as well.
Mr. Krause received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a law degree from Southern Methodist University.
Mr. Krause served as a member of the Behavioral Enforcement Committee for the Texas State Board of Accountancy from 1992 to 1996. Governor Rick Perry appointed Mr. Krause to the Texas Lottery Commission on March 27, 2009.