§23-1-7. Associate director to act during executive director's
absence or inability to act and in case of vacancy;
bond of associate director.
Whenever it appears that the executive director will be absent
or unable to act for one week or more, the associate director of
the commission may be designated by the executive director to act
during his or her absence or inability to act, and during that
period he or she shall have all the duties and powers of the
executive director. In the event a vacancy occurs in the office of
executive director, the associate director shall have all the
duties and powers of the executive director until an executive
director or a temporary executive director is hired by the board of
managers. The board of managers may determine the amount of
additional compensation the associate director may receive as
acting executive director.