WEST VIRGINIA CODE
WVC 5 B- 2 - 2
§5B-2-2. Appointment and compensation of the Executive Director of
the West Virginia Development Office.
(a) The Governor shall appoint the Executive Director of the
West Virginia Development Office who is qualified for the position
by reason of his or her extensive education and experience in the
field of professional economic development. The executive director
serves at the will and pleasure of the Governor. The executive
director shall have overall management responsibility and
administrative control and supervision within the West Virginia
Development Office. It is the intention of the Legislature that the
executive director provide professional and technical expertise in
the field of professional economic and tourism development..
Subject to the provisions of the contract provided in section four
of this article, the executive director may hire and fire economic
development representatives employed pursuant to the provisions of
section five of this article.
(b) The Executive Director of the West Virginia Development
Office may promulgate rules to carry out the purposes and programs
of the West Virginia Development Office to include generally the
programs available and the procedure and eligibility of
applications relating to assistance under the programs. These rules
are not subject to the provisions of chapter twenty-nine-a of this
code, but shall be filed with the Secretary of State. The executive
director may adopt any of the rules previously promulgated by the
council for community and economic development.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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