§ 10.1-1100

Department of Forestry; appointment of the State Forester

The Department of Forestry, hereinafter referred to in this chapter as the Department, is continued as an agency under the supervision of the Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry. The Department shall be headed by the State Forester, who shall be appointed by the Governor to serve at his pleasure for a term coincident with his own.Any vacancy in the office of the State Forester shall be filled by appointment by the Governor pursuant to the provisions of Article V, Section 10 of the Constitution of Virginia.The State Forester shall be a technically trained forester and shall have both a practical and theoretical knowledge of forestry.


1986, c. 567, § 10-31.1; 1988, c. 891; 1993, c. 699.


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