(a) All voting members of the Trauma Advisory Council shall be appointed for terms
of five (5) years.
(b)(1) If a vacancy occurs in an appointed position for any reason, the vacancy shall
be filled in the manner provided for the original appointment under § 20-13-807.
(2) The new appointee shall serve for the remainder of the unexpired term.
(c) A member of the council shall be removed for conviction of a felony, for not attending
fifty percent (50%) of the meetings in a calendar year, or if the member no longer
meets the qualifications for his or her initial appointment.
(d)(1) The members of the council shall elect from their membership a chair, a vice
chair, and a secretary, whose duties shall be those customarily exercised by those
officers or duties specifically designated by the council.
(2) All officers shall serve for a period of two (2) years and until their successors
(e)(1) A majority of the voting members of the council shall constitute a quorum for
the purpose of transacting business.
(2) Except for actions taken pursuant to subsection (g) of this section, all actions
of the council shall be made by a majority of all voting members.
(f) The council shall meet at least four (4) times a year but may meet more frequently
upon the call of the Chair of the Trauma Advisory Council or at the request, stated
in writing, of a majority of the members of the council.
(g)(1) To assist in the expeditious conduct of its business when the full council
is not meeting, the council may elect an executive committee.
(2) The chair, the Vice Chair of the Trauma Advisory Council, and the Secretary of
the Trauma Advisory Council shall be members of the executive committee.
(3) The executive committee shall be constituted and shall function as provided in
the bylaws of the council.
(h) The council shall establish its own rules of procedure.
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