WEST VIRGINIA CODE
WVC 5 A- 1 - 2
§5A-1-2. Department of Administration and Office of Secretary;
secretary; divisions; directors.
(a) The Department of Administration and the Office of
Secretary of Administration are continued in the executive branch
of state government. The secretary is the Chief Executive Officer
of the department and shall be appointed by the Governor, by and
with the advice and consent of the Senate, for a term not exceeding
the term of the Governor.
(b) The Department of Administration may receive federal
(c) The secretary serves at the will and pleasure of the
Governor. The annual compensation of the secretary shall be as
specified in section two-a, article seven, chapter six of this
(d) There shall be in the Department of Administration a
Finance Division, a General Services Division, an Information
Services and Communications Division, Division of Personnel and a
Purchasing Division. Each division shall be headed by a director
who may also head any and all sections within that division and who
shall be appointed by the secretary.
(e) There shall also be in the Department of Administration
those agencies, boards, commissions and councils specified in
section one, article two, chapter five-f of this code.
(f) The secretary may establish a Fleet Management Office
within the Department of Administration to:
(1) Manage all motor vehicles and aircraft owned or possessed
by the State of West Virginia or any of its departments, divisions,
agencies, bureaus, boards, commissions, offices or authorities:
Provided, That, such vehicles and aircraft shall not be used for
personal purposes, other than for de minimis personal use;
(2) Administer the rules, including emergency rules,
promulgated under the provisions of sections forty-eight and
forty-nine, article three of this chapter; and
(3) Perform any duties relating to motor vehicles and aircraft
owned or possessed by the State of West Virginia assigned by the
secretary, which duties may include those set out in sections fifty
through fifty-three, article three of this chapter.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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