Title 12, Chapter 3, Section 292
(a) The authority shall consist of nine members who shall serve
terms of four years from the date of their appointment and shall be
appointed by the Governor from the same persons who comprise the
Board of Natural Resources.
(b) The Governor shall appoint the chairperson of the authority for
a term of one year from among the members of the authority. A
member may serve no more than two consecutive terms as chairperson
nor more than two terms as chairperson in any one four-year term as
a member of the authority. The authority shall elect one of its
members as vice chairperson. It shall also elect a secretary and a
treasurer who need not be members. The office of secretary and
treasurer may be combined in one person.
(c) The authority may make such bylaws for its government as is
deemed necessary but is under no duty to do so.
(d) Any five members of the authority shall constitute a quorum
necessary for the transaction of business; and a majority vote of
those present at any meeting at which there is a quorum shall be
sufficient to do and perform any action permitted by this part. No
vacancy on the authority shall impair the right of a quorum to
transact any and all business as aforesaid.
(e) The unexpired term of any member who ceases to serve from any
cause shall be filled in the same manner that such member was
originally appointed to the authority.
(f) The members shall receive no compensation for their services,
but all members shall be entitled to be reimbursed for actual
expenses, including travel and any other expenses, incurred while in
the performance of their duties. Employees of the authority shall
receive reasonable compensation, to be determined by the members of
the authority, for their services.