WVC 18 B- 11 B- 3
§18B-11B-3. Advisory Board.
There is hereby created the West Virginia Poison Center
Advisory Board (hereinafter referred to as the board). The board
shall be composed of eight members. The members include: The
Chancellor of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
or his or her designee; the Secretary of the Department of Military
Affairs and Public Safety or his or her designee; the Commissioner
of the Bureau for Public Health or his or her designee; the
Associate Vice President of West Virginia University, Health
Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, West
Virginia, who shall be chairman of the board; the president of the
West Virginia Hospital Association or his or her designee; two
members appointed by the Director of the Poison Center who shall
represent professional health care organizations in this state with
extensive experience in public health education, research or
administration; and one member appointed by the Director of the
Poison Center to represent the general public. All appointed
members shall serve terms of four years and may be reappointed.
Appointed members of the advisory board shall serve without
compensation, but may be reimbursed for any necessary and
reasonable expenses incurred in attending meetings on the same
basis as members of the Legislature are reimbursed for expenses.
The board shall provide advice and assistance to the director
of the center in providing services as set out in this article.
The board shall meet not less than two times each year on the call of the chair. Not later than the first day of July of each year,
the board shall prepare an annual report for the calendar year for
submission to the Governor and the Legislature. The report shall
include an analysis of the activities of the center and any
recommendations for improvement the board may deem necessary or
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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