(A) The commission consists of seven members appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate.
(B) The officers of the commission shall include a chairperson and a vice-chairperson who shall be members of the commission, and an executive director who shall not be a member of the commission.
(1) The chairperson shall schedule and preside at all meetings of the commission; shall appoint the members of the commission to such committees as the commission may, from time to time, establish; shall have the authority to accept for filing all license applications; shall have the authority to incur on behalf of the commission such expenses as the commission shall have approved in its operating budget; shall have general supervision, direction and control of the affairs of the commission; and shall perform such other duties as are incidental to the office and as may be assigned, from time to time, by the commission.
(2) The vice-chairperson shall be a member of the commission from a different party than the chairperson and shall be selected by the commission members. the vice-chairperson shall possess such powers and shall perform such duties as may be assigned, from time to time, by the commission. in the absence or inability of the chairperson to serve or in the event of a vacancy in the office of chairperson, the vice-chairperson shall be empowered to carry out all of the responsibilities of the chairperson.
(3) The executive director shall be appointed by the commission and shall serve at its pleasure. the executive director shall be responsible for keeping all commission records and supervising and administering casino gaming in accordance with the act and enforcing all commission rules.