Alana Carter

Alana Carter, Deputy Director, Administration Division

Alana Carter joined the Gambling Control Commission (Commission) on October 24, 2016. Prior to joining the Commission, Alana served over 15 years with the California Department of Justice, where she was most recently the Administrative Manager for the Bureau of Medi-Cal Fraud and Elder Abuse (BMFEA). At BMFEA, Alana managed all administrative functions of the bureau, including human resources, contracts, facilities, procurement, information technology and the Bureau's approximate $48 million budget made up of both special and general fund resources, of which 75% of the funding was secured via a federal grant. Alana's former positions at the DOJ include experience in the Bureau of Investigation where she managed a Department of Conservation Interagency Agreement, monitoring the program's budget and policies and procedures, in the Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement where she was responsible for the bureau's budget and various federal grants, and in the Criminal Intelligence Bureau where she was a Criminal Intelligence Specialist specializing in white street gangs and their criminal activities.

Alana has a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Criminal Justice, from California State University, Sacramento.