October 10, 2018: Jim Bensberg and Stanley H. Podolski III were appointed as Members of the Colorado Lottery Commission by Gov. John Hickenlooper on Friday, October 5, 2018. Both were appointed for terms that ends on July 1, 2022. Bensberg, of Colorado Springs, was re-appointed as a Public Member and as a Republican. Podolski, of Fort Collins, is a Republican and a certified public accountant who has practiced accountancy in Colorado for at least five years.