(b) The provisions of this subsection apply to the three members appointed by the governor. They shall be appointed for overlapping terms of three years each and until their respective successors have been appointed and have qualified. Members may be reappointed for any number of terms. Before entering upon the performance of his or her duties, each member shall take and subscribe to the oath required by Section 5, Article IV of the constitution of this state. Vacancies shall be filled by appointment by the governor for the unexpired term of the member whose office is vacant and the appointment shall be made within sixty days of the occurrence of the vacancy. Any member may be removed by the governor in case of incompetency, neglect of duty, gross immorality or malfeasance in office. Members shall receive compensation of one hundred dollars per day for each day actually engaged in the performance of their duties as board members, and in addition shall be reimbursed for all reasonable and necessary expenses actually incurred in the performance of their duties. Appointments to fill vacancies made after the amendment to this section made in one thousand nine hundred ninety-nine shall be made to provide that after the next two appointments, and thereafter, there is a member from each of the congressional districts of this state as delineated in accordance with section three, article two, chapter one of this code.
(c) A majority of the members of the board constitutes a quorum and meetings shall be held at the call of the chairman.
(d) Staff, office facilities and costs of operation of the board shall be provided by the commissioner.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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