Elizabeth Lanza

Director of the Office of Compulsive and Problem Gambling

Elizabeth LanzaElizabeth Lanza is the Director of the Office of Compulsive and Problem Gambling (OCPG) at the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB). As Director, Liz oversees the state's Self-Exclusion Program, reviews casinos' Compulsive and Problem Gambling Plans and collaborates with other state agencies as well as national and state problem gambling organizations on problem gambling prevention, education, awareness and outreach. Liz has made presentations at the Council on Compulsive Gambling of PA's annual conferences, for the PA State Police's Member's Assistance Program, for PA universities and has attended state and national problem gambling conferences and symposiums. In October 2005, Liz started at the PGCB as a press aide and became the Program Coordinator for the OCPG in 2007. Liz was selected as the Director of the OCPG in 2010.

Prior to her work at the PGCB Liz was employed by the Pennsylvania Lottery. Liz graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a bachelors of science in Public Policy.