The board is hereby authorized to enter into the agreement and any other contractual relationships authorized by this article with the corporation, but only if the corporation meets the following description:
(a) The directors of the corporation, all of whom shall be voting, shall consist of the president of the university, who shall serve ex officio as chairman of the directors, the vice chancellor for health sciences of the higher education policy commission, one designee of the board: Provided, That if the position of vice chancellor for health sciences has not been filled, the board shall designate one additional member to serve until the position is filled, the vice president for health sciences of the university, the vice president for administration and finance of the university, the chief of the medical staff of the hospital, the dean of the school of medicine of the university, the dean of the school of nursing of the university and the chief executive officer of the corporation, all of whom shall serve as ex officio members of the directors, a representative elected at large by the corporation employees and seven directors to be appointed by the West Virginia health system board. The West Virginia health system board shall select and appoint the seven appointed members in accordance with the provisions of section six-a, article five-b, chapter sixteen of this code: Provided, however, That the current directors of the corporation shall continue to serve until they resign or their term expires. On and after the effective date of this section, the seven appointed directors shall be appointed by the system board for staggered six-year terms. The system board shall select all of the appointed members in a manner which assures geographic diversity and assures that at least two members are from each congressional district.
(b) The corporation shall report its audited records publicly and to the joint committee on government and finance at least annually.
(c) Upon liquidation of the corporation, the assets of the corporation shall be transferred to the board for the benefit of the university.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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