(a) The board of governors of the association consists of not fewer than five nor more than nine members as specified in and serving terms as established in the plan of operation. The director may appoint two individuals as members of the board to represent the public. The insurer members of the board shall be selected by member insurers, subject to the approval of the director. A vacancy in a board membership held by an insurer member shall be filled for the remaining period of the term by a majority vote of the remaining board members, subject to the approval of the director. If an insurer member is not selected to fill a vacancy on the board of governors within 90 days of the vacancy, the director may appoint a member for the remaining period of the term. A vacancy in a board membership held by a representative of the public may be filled by the director. A board member who represents the public may not be an officer, director, or employee of an insurer and may not be engaged in the business of insurance.
(b) In approving member insurer selections to the board, the director shall consider among other things whether all member insurers are fairly represented.
(c) Members of the board may be reimbursed from the assets of the association for expenses incurred by them as members of the board of governors.Section: Previous 21.80.010 21.80.020 21.80.030 21.80.040 21.80.050 21.80.060 21.80.070 21.80.080 21.80.090 21.80.095 21.80.100 21.80.110 21.80.120 21.80.130 21.80.140 Next
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