36-24-5. Terms of office of board members.

The term of office for each member of the board is three years. Each member shall serve until a successor has been appointed.

The term of a member begins on October thirty-first of the calendar year in which the Governor appoints the member, unless otherwise designated by the Governor. The term expires on October thirtieth in the third year of appointment.

A member may not serve more than three consecutive, full terms. If a member's office is vacant, the Governor must appoint a new member to complete the unexpired term. A member who is appointed to fill an unexpired term is not considered to have served a full term.

Source: SL 1968, ch 118, § 1 (2); SL 1975, ch 238, § 1; SL 1997, ch 221, § 12; SL 2005, ch 199, § 57; SL 2012, ch 16, § 13; SL 2013, ch 176, § 7; SL 2024, ch 159, § 5.