James Lane Named to Minnesota Commission

Attorney appointed while two reappointed.


Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty appointed one member and reappointed two to the Minnesota Racing Commision, the St.Paul Legal Ledger reported on its Web site, legal-ledger.com.

Attorney James S. Lane III, whose practice includes equine law, was appointed to replace Kathleen Preece, while Darcy Hitesman and Kristine Sundberg were reappointed. All will serve six-year terms.

Hitesman, an attorney with Hitesman and Associates, has been chairwoman of the racing commission since 2004. Sundberg, who owns the public relations company the Links Group, has served on the commission since 2003.