(A) Each applicant for a commercial permit shall, at the time of making such application or not less than thirty days prior to the first day of the racing meeting for which a permit is granted, file with the commission a listing of the names of each associate steward identifier, starters, racing secretary, handicapper, clerk of scales, jockey room custodian, paddock judge, patrol judges, placing judges, track veterinarian, track physician, mutuel manager, simulcast coordinator, outrider and director of security it proposes to engage or employ during the racing meeting. In addition, the general manager of each commercial track shall submit certification that each official listed is competent to hold that position. No permit shall be issued unless this list of officials is approved by the commission. Any changes in officials during the race meeting shall be reported promptly to the commission for approval.
(B) Before an individual is approved by the commission to serve as a steward, he or she must demonstrate possession of the mental and physical qualifications to perform the duties required. In addition, the applicant shall have experience and knowledge of the horse racing industry and completed the appropriate training. The commission may also consider a person's character, reputation, and temperament prior to approval.