(A) Any person, unless prohibited by law, may represent himself or herself.
(B) Any party who has a statutory representative must be represented by the designated representative, unless the party submits to this board a letter from the statutory representative authorizing other representation.
(C) Provided a party has not been subpoenaed and has authorized his or her representative to represent him or her in all facets of a hearing before the board, that party is not required to appear personally at the hearing.
(D) Representatives shall enter their appearances in writing.
(E) One who has entered an appearance as the representative of a party is that party's representative of record unless and until a written withdrawal is filed with the state personnel board of review.
(F) If more than one person enters an appearance as a party's representative, communications shall be sent as follows:
(1) If one of the representatives entering an appearance has been designated, in writing, to receive communications from the board, all communications shall be sent to that representative.
(2) If no representative has been designated to receive communications from the board, all communications shall be sent to the representative who last entered an appearance.
(3) If it is impossible to determine who last entered an appearance, all communications shall be sent to the representative whose name is first in alphabetical order.
119.032 review dates:
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 124.03
Rule Amplifies: 124.03, 124.14, 124.328, 124.33, 124.34, 124.40, 124.56
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/79, 2/14/86, 3/1/93, 4/16/09