W. Va. Code R. § 14-7-2 - Administration

Current through Register Vol. XXXIX, No. 11, March 18, 2022

2.1. At the annual meeting in July of each year the Board shall elect a president and secretary. Any vacancy in the officers of the Board may be filled at any duly convened meeting of the Board.
2.2. The president has power to appoint committees from the Board membership and the duties of the committees shall be to consider such matters, pertaining to the enforcement of the Optometry Laws of this State and the rules promulgated in accordance with the laws, as shall be referred to the committees and they shall make recommendations to the Board. The president shall preside over all meeting of the Board and shall be ex officio chairman of all committees.
2.3. The secretary-treasurer shall make and keep records of all meetings, keep records of examination results on the applicants, receive all moneys due the Board and account with a financial statement at the regular annual meeting in July of each year. In addition to this financial statement he or she shall have a regular audit by a representative of the Auditor's Office of the State of West Virginia every three (3) years or when turning over the records of the secretary's office to his successor and he or she shall executive a bond as required by law. Under the direction of the president he or she shall serve as chairman of the Committee on Examinations and shall designate the subjects on examinations to members of the Board. He or she shall represent the Board in attempting to eliminate a violation of the Code governing the practice of Optometry and she or she shall perform any other duties that may come with his office. He or she shall also receive office expenses which have been presented and allowed by the West Virginia Department of Finance and Administration.
2.4. Compensation of members: expenses - Every member of the Board shall receive $100.00 for each day actually spent in attending the sessions of the Board or of its committees and the travel necessary thereto. Every member shall be similarly reimbursed at the stated per diem amount plus expenses for attending all activities approved by the Board and while performing all activities which are pertinent to the operation and function of the Board, and for all reasonable and necessary expenses incurred in carrying out the provisions of W. Va. Code §§ 30-10-1 et seq.
2.5. The Board may, in its discretion, employ an executive secretary, or any other administrative staff member(s) as the Board may consider necessary. These Board employees shall be empowered to perform those activities and discharge duties required of the Board and the secretary-treasurer of the Board pursuant to West Virginia law and these rules.
2.6. Location of office - The official office of the Board is, unless otherwise designated by the Board, located at the office of the executive secretary.

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