30 U.S. Code § 1807 - Executive Director

(a) Function, appointment, and compensation

There shall be an Executive Director (hereinafter referred to as the “Director”), who shall be chief administrator of the Council. The Director shall be appointed by the Council full time and shall be paid at the rate not to exceed the rate of basic pay provided for level III of the Executive Schedule.

(b) Personnel and services of experts and consultants; rules and regulationsThe Director is authorized—
to employ such personnel as may be necessary for the Council to carry out its duties and functions under this chapter, but not to exceed twelve compensated employees;
to obtain the services of experts and consultants in accordance with the provisions of section 3109 of title 5; and
to develop, subject to approval by the Council, rules and regulations necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter.
(c) Consultation with other groups; utilization of public and private services, facilities, and informationIn exercising his responsibilities and duties under this chapter, the Director
may consult with representatives of academia, industry, labor, State and local governments, and other groups; and
shall utilize to the fullest extent possible the services, facilities, and information (including statistical information) of public and private agencies, organizations, and individuals.
(d) Utilization of voluntary and uncompensated labor and services

Notwithstanding section 1342 of title 31, the Council may utilize voluntary and uncompensated labor and services in carrying out its duties and functions.

Editorial Notes
References in Text

Level III of the Executive Schedule, referred to in subsec. (a), is set out in section 5314 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.


In subsec. (d), “section 1342 of title 31” substituted for “section 367(b) of the Revised Statutes (31 U.S.C. 665(b))” on authority of Pub. L. 97–258, § 4(b), Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1067, the first section of which enacted Title 31, Money and Finance.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Personnel Matters

Pub. L. 100–418, title V, § 5182, Aug. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 1454, directed the Executive Director of the National Critical Materials Council to increase the number of employees of the Council by the equivalent of 5 full-time employees by Aug. 23, 1988, and required that at least 4 full-time employees so appointed would be permanent professional employees who have expertise in technical fields relevant to the responsibilities of the National Critical Materials Council, such as materials science and engineering, environmental matters, minerals and natural resources, ceramic or composite engineering, metallurgy, and geology.