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36-446.02. Board of examiners; terms; meetings; quorum; effect of vacancies; compensation
A. The board of examiners of nursing care institution administrators and assisted living facility managers is established consisting of eleven members appointed by the governor.
B. The board shall include:
1. One administrator who holds an active license issued pursuant to this article.
2. One manager who holds an active license issued pursuant to this article.
3. One administrator of a nonprofit or faith-based skilled nursing facility.
4. One administrator of a proprietary skilled nursing facility.
5. Two managers of an assisted living center as defined in section 36-401.
6. One manager of an assisted living home as defined in section 36-401.
7. Two public members who are not affiliated with a nursing care institution or an assisted living facility.
8. One public member who represents an organization that advocates for the elderly.
9. One person who is a family member of a resident in either a skilled nursing facility or an assisted living facility at the time the person is appointed to the board.
C. Board members who are not affiliated with a nursing care institution or an assisted living facility shall not have a direct financial interest in nursing care institutions or assisted living facilities.
D. A board member shall not serve on any other board relating to long-term care during the member's term with the board.
E. The term of a board member automatically ends when that member no longer meets the qualifications for appointment to the board. The board shall notify the governor of the board vacancy.
F. Board members who are not affiliated with a nursing care institution or an assisted living facility shall be appointed for two-year terms. Board members who are the administrator of a nursing care institution or the manager of an assisted living facility shall be appointed for three-year terms.
G. A board member shall not serve for more than two consecutive terms.
H. The board shall meet at least twice a year.
I. A majority of the board members constitutes a quorum.
J. Board members are eligible to receive compensation as determined pursuant to section 38-611 for each day actually spent performing their duties under this chapter.
K. A board member who is absent from three consecutive regular meetings or who fails to attend more than fifty percent of board meetings over the course of one calendar year vacates the board member's position. The board shall notify the governor of the vacancy.