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8-515.04 - State foster care review board; members; personnel; training programs; compensation
8-515.04. State foster care review board; members; personnel; training programs; compensation
A. The state foster care review board is established within the supreme court consisting of three persons who have knowledge of the problems of foster care and who are appointed by the supreme court and of the members of the local foster care review boards who are appointed by the presiding judge of the juvenile court. In counties having only one foster care review board, the judge shall appoint one member. In counties having more than one foster care review board, the presiding judge of the juvenile court shall appoint to the state board only one member for every ten boards except that not more than six members may be appointed from any county. Members of the state board who are local board members shall serve terms that are coterminous with their terms as members of local review boards. Members who are appointed by the supreme court shall serve terms that are not less than two years, nor more than five years.
B. The state board shall select a chairman and a vice-chairman and any other officers it deems necessary.
C. The state board shall meet no less than twice annually and more frequently on the call of the chairman or as the board determines. The supreme court may adopt reasonable rules relating to the functions and procedures of the local boards and the state board in accordance with the duties of the boards as provided in this article. The state board shall review and coordinate the activities of the local boards.
D. The supreme court shall employ a coordinator and other personnel it deems necessary to carry out the duties of the state board and the local boards. Compensation for all personnel shall be determined pursuant to section 38-611.
E. The state board shall establish training programs for local board members, which shall include periodic in-service training.
F. State board members shall be compensated as determined pursuant to title 38, chapter 4, article 2.