(a) All committee chairs, with the exception of the chairs of the Grants and Services Committee and the Finance Committee, and committee members shall be appointed by the Commission Chair. (b) The term of all committee memberships shall be until the next Commission meeting following the termination of the term of the Chair who appointed them, or such earlier date as the Chair may designate, or until their replacement has been named. (c) All vacancies on any committee shall be filled by the Chair. (d) The Chair shall be an ex officio member of each committee. (e) A quorum at each committee meeting shall consist of one-half of its members. (f) The standing committees shall be the following. (1) The Executive Committee is made up of the Chair, vice chair, secretary, treasurer, parliamentarian, and two members at large appointed at the pleasure of the Chair. The committee may recommend to the Commission policies and guidelines and may work with the Executive Director in developing and implementing such policies. (2) The Finance Committee shall consist of at least three members, and be chaired by the treasurer. The committee may recommend to the Commission financial policies and guidelines and may work with the Executive Director in developing and implementing such policies. (3) The Grants and Services Committee shall consist of at least three members and shall make recommendations to the Commission regarding grant awards. The vice chair of the Commission shall serve as the chair of this committee. (4) The Legislative Committee is a committee of the whole of the Commission with a designated chair. This committee shall be responsible for the implementation of legislative approaches and strategies of the Commission. (5) The Officer Nominating Committee shall consist of three members, the committee chair to be appointed by the Commission Chair and the other two members to be selected at large by the Commission. The committee shall select a slate of nominees to serve as officers of the Commission and shall recommend this slate of nominees to the Commission. (g) Special committees may be appointed from time to time by the Chair who shall designate the duties and term of such committees.
Source Note: The provisions of this §31.4 adopted to be effective January 1, 1980, 5 TexReg 4591; amended to be effective January 21, 1982, 7 TexReg 58; amended to be effective November 10, 1983, 8 TexReg 4486; amended to be effective December 29, 1992, 17 TexReg 8807; amended to be effective June 23, 1995, 20 TexReg 4211; amended to be effective January 7, 2001, 25 TexReg 12960; amended to be effective January 27, 2008, 33 TexReg 546; amended to be effective September 24, 2009, 34 TexReg 6445