New Jersey Revised Statutes § 18a:71a-5 - Executive Director.

18A:71A-5 Executive director.
18A:71A-5. Executive Director.

a.The executive director of the authority shall be appointed by the Governor and shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor during the Governor's term of office and until a successor is appointed and qualified, except that the person holding the office of Executive Director of Student Assistance Programs in the Office of Student Assistance in, but not of, the Department of the Treasury, on the effective date of this act shall be the initial executive director of the authority. The executive director shall receive annual compensation, which shall be payable as other State compensation is paid.

b.The executive director shall be:

(1)the chief executive and administrative officer of the authority having general charge and supervision of the work of the authority;

(2)the appointing authority and official agent of the authority for all purposes. The authority shall delegate to the executive director the power to employ financial and computer experts, attorneys, accountants, managers, and such other employees and agents as may be necessary; to fix their compensation; and to promote and discharge the employees and agents;

(3)the budget request officer and the approval officer of the authority;

(4)an officer and an ex-officio, non-voting member of the board; and

(5)authorized, subject to law, to select a designee to act in his place or stead and to have authority over all matters concerning the employment and compensation of staff not classified under Title 11A of the New Jersey Statutes.


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