The Board shall consist of 21 members to be appointed by the Governor as follows: 18 citizen members who shall represent business, education, the arts, and government, at least 11 of whom shall be of Asian descent; and the Secretaries of Commerce and Trade, Health and Human Resources, and Education, or their designees to serve as ex officio members of the Board.Beginning July 1, 2012, appointments shall be staggered as follows: seven members for a term of two years, seven members for a term of three years, and seven members for a term of four years. Thereafter, citizen members shall serve for terms of four years. The Secretaries of Commerce and Trade, Health and Human Resources, and Education, or their designees, shall serve terms coincident with their terms of office. Vacancies occurring other than by expiration of term shall be filled for the unexpired term. Any member may be reappointed for successive terms.The members of the Board shall elect a chairman and vice-chairman annually.Members shall receive no compensation for their services, but shall be reimbursed for their actual and necessary expenses in accordance with § 2.2-2823.
2001, c. 566, § 9-401; 2012, c. 502.