(a) Members of the board shall select from its own membership a chair, who shall preside at all meetings of the board unless otherwise ordered, and he or she shall exercise and perform all duties and functions incident to the office of chair. The board may select from its own membership a vice-chair, a secretary, and a treasurer. The offices of secretary and treasurer may be held by the same person.
(b) The board, at a minimum, shall meet on a quarterly basis and at such other times as the chair may designate for the purpose of transacting business as may properly come before the board. Four members shall constitute a quorum at all meetings. The secretary of the board shall keep such records of each meeting as shall be required by the board.
(c) Members of the board may be compensated in an amount not to exceed three hundred fifty dollars ($350) per day, not to exceed 15 days per year, for attending meetings of the board or its committees and, in addition, may be reimbursed for such necessary travel expenses as are paid to state employees.
(d) The board may employ an executive director and a deputy director. The board, with the approval of the Governor and the State Personnel Board as provided in Section 36-6-6, shall fix the salary of the executive director and the deputy director.
(e) The executive director may hire staff to carry out this chapter.
Last modified: May 3, 2021