Section 41-9-550


Published: 2015

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Section 41-9-550

Section 41-9-550Creation; composition; appointment; qualifications of members; meetings; quorum; compensation; expenses; terms of office; chairman and executive secretary of board; vacancies on board.

There is created and established a board to be designated and known as the Alabama Women's Hall of Fame. The board shall be composed of 11 members with at least one member chosen from each of the following fields: politics, art, education, business, law, community service, medicine, religion, and science. The initial members of the board shall be appointed by the Governor. In addition, the Governor and the President of Judson College shall serve as voting members of the board. The executive secretary shall serve as a nonvoting member of the board. The board shall meet semiannually and at other times as its rules and bylaws may prescribe. A quorum of five members of the board shall be present for business to be conducted. The board may meet and transact any of its business by telephone provided written notice is given to all board members 10 days prior to the date of the meeting. The members of the board shall not be compensated for their services, but each member shall be entitled to reimbursement for expenses incurred in attending board meetings. Members of the board shall serve for terms of three years. The board shall fill vacancies as they occur and shall have the full and final right of choosing succeeding members. The chair shall be elected annually. The executive secretary shall serve at the pleasure of the board.

(Acts 1975, No. 1061, §1; Acts 1994, No. 94-687, p. 1321, §1.)