124-11-05 Appearances.

(A) Any person, unless prohibited by law, may represent himself or herself.

(B) Any party who has a statutory representative must be represented by that representative, unless the party files written authorization 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 file a notice of appearance with the board.

(E) One who has filed a notice of appearance as the representative of a party is that party's representative of record unless and until a notice of withdrawal is filed with the state personnel board of review.

(F) If more than one person files a notice of appearance as a party's representative, communications shall be sent as follows:

(1) If one of the representatives who has filed a notice of 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 filed a notice of appearance.

(3) If it is impossible to determine who last filed a notice of appearance, all communications shall be sent to the representative whose name is first in alphabetical order.

Effective: 03/24/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/07/2014 and 01/07/2019
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