Governor Ducey Appoints New Director Of Gaming

News Release

January 11, 2019

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today announced the appointment of Ted Vogt as the director of the Arizona Department of Gaming, following his tenure serving as interim director of Arizona State Parks & Trails.

Director Vogt has an extensive background in state government, having served as Governor Ducey's first chief of operations, director of Veterans Affairs, and executive director of the Arizona Corporation Commission. Director Vogt has provided critical leadership at a time of transition within State Parks & Trails as the interim director.

“Ted is a proven leader and has the experience and knowledge needed to build a strong and successful team,” said Governor Ducey. “Ted is widely respected across state government for his professionalism, and I’m proud to appoint him as the next director of the Arizona Department of Gaming.”

“I’m honored and excited to continue serving Arizonans in this new role and have the opportunity to work with the dedicated men and women of the Department of Gaming,” said Director Vogt. “I look forward to getting to work from day one to ensure proper oversight of the gaming industry and improve services for Arizona citizens.”