PART 3. FAMILY PROTECTION SERVICES BOARD.
§48-26-301. Family protection services board continued; terms.
(a) The family protection services board, previously created,
is continued. Membership of the board is comprised of five
persons. The governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate,
shall appoint three members of the board. One appointed member
must be a commissioner of a shelter. One appointed member must be
a member of a major trade association that represents shelters
across the state. The final gubernatorial appointee must be a
member of the public. The other two members are the secretary of
the department of health and human resources, or his or her
designee, and the chairperson of the governor's committee on crime,
delinquency and correction, or his or her designee.
(b) The terms of the three members appointed by the governor
are staggered terms of three years. The initial term of the
commissioner of the shelter is a one-year term, the initial term of
the representative of the trade association is a two-year term and
the initial term of the appointed member of the public is a
(c) In the event that a member of the board ceases to be
qualified for appointment, then his or her appointment terminates.