(1) The Board may appoint by a majority vote
a person to serve as Executive Director of the Board who shall serve at the
pleasure of the Board. Such appointment must be approved by the Board of
Director shall be vested with the following powers:
(a) To hire such personnel as the Board
approve and deems necessary to carry out its function, and with Board approval,
to appoint professional qualified persons to serve as members of peer review
(b) To issue subpoenas
to compel access to documents or other materials related to the fitness of any
licensee, registrant, or applicant to practice or where reasonable grounds
exist for the belief that a violation of the laws relating to the practice of
pharmacy has taken place;
issue subpoenas for witnesses and documentary evidence, upon approval of the
President of the Board, or in his absence, the Vice President.
(d) To issue notices of hearing with the
approval of the Board;
(e) With the
approval of the Board, enter into contracts as are deemed necessary to carry
out this chapter to provide for all services required of the Board;
(f) To act as the custodian of records for
the Board; and
(g) To accept
service of civil actions and administrative appeals on behalf of the
(3) In the
absence of the Executive Director, the Director of the Georgia Drugs and
Narcotic Agency shall serve as the Assistant Executive Director and shall have
all the powers of the Executive Director.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs.
Original Rule entitled
"Executive Director" adopted. F. Dec. 19,
2013; eff. Jan. 8, 2014.