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A. Subject to title 41, chapter 4, article 4, the commission shall appoint an executive director who serves at the pleasure of the commission. Subject to title 41, chapter 4, article 4, the commission may employ other employees as necessary, determine their compensation pursuant to section 38-611 and prescribe their powers and duties. With the approval of the commission, the executive director may contract for professional, technical and clerical services necessary to carry out functions of the commission.
B. The executive director shall be a trained professional experienced in problems of the deaf and the hard of hearing and skilled in the use of manual communication, commonly referred to as sign language, and may be either a deaf person, a person who is hard of hearing or a person with normal hearing. The executive director shall assist the commission to implement its programs and activities and to implement this chapter. The executive director shall not be a commission member. The executive director is eligible to receive compensation set by the commission within the range determined pursuant to section 38-611.