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(a) The DHRAB shall consist of 13 members who meet the following requirements:
(1) The Administrator shall serve as an ex officio member and as chairperson; and
(2) 12 members shall be appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Council pursuant to § 1-523.01(f). Members appointed pursuant to this paragraph shall be representative of public and private archival, cultural heritage, and historical institutions, organizations, or programs throughout the District of Columbia.
(b) All members of the DHRAB shall be voting members.
(c) The chairperson of the DHRAB may establish subcommittees of the DHRAB as the chairperson deems necessary.
(d) The DHRAB shall further define its organizational structure and promulgate its rules of procedures.
(e) The DHRAB shall meet at such times as it deems necessary, except that it shall meet at least once annually.
(f) Of the members of the DHRAB appointed pursuant to subsection (a)(2) of this section, 6 of the initial members shall be designated to serve terms of 3 years from the date of appointment, and 6 of the initial members shall be designated to serve terms of 2 years from the date of appointment.
(g)(1) At the expiration of a term, each member shall continue to serve until a successor is qualified and appointed.
(2) Whenever a vacancy occurs on the DHRAB, an individual may be appointed as a member to fill the unexpired term.
(h) Members shall serve without compensation; provided, that expenses of the DHRAB, when authorized in advance by the Secretary, shall become obligations against funds designated for those purposes.
(i) The Office of Public Records within the Office of the Secretary shall provide administrative and staff support to the DHRAB.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - District of Columbia Code Division I. Government of District. § 2-1717. DHRAB membership; organization; administration. - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/dc/division-i-government-of-district/dc-code-sect-2-1717/
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