4723-1-01 Board organization.

(A) The board shall elect a president and vice-president from among the nurse members of the board for one-year terms during the last regularly scheduled board meeting of the calendar year. The new officers shall assume their duties on the first day following the board meeting at which they were elected.

(B) The president shall preside at all meetings of the board. In the absence of the president the vice-president shall preside.

(C) The board shall elect a supervising member for disciplinary matters from among the registered nurse members of the board for a one-year term during the last regularly scheduled board meeting of the calendar year. The new supervising member shall assume his or her duties on the first day following the board meeting at which he or she was elected.

(1) A former supervising board member who remains a member of the board may continue to serve in the supervising member capacity regarding cases initiated under his or her supervision that remain under review at the expiration of his or her one-year term as supervising member.

(2) In the event the supervising member has a conflict of interest in a particular case, the board president shall serve as the supervising member for purposes of reviewing that case.

(D) The board shall hold regular meetings as often as necessary to carry out its duties.

Meetings shall be held in locations determined by the board. The board shall provide public notice of meetings in accordance with rule 4723-1-06 of the Administrative Code.

(E) In the event of a vacancy in the elected offices, the board shall fill the vacancy at a regular or special meeting of the board.

(F) Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (G) of this rule, all meetings of the board shall be conducted in accordance with the eleventh edition (2011) of "Robert's Rules of Order, newly revised."

(G) The board may develop and approve written guidelines or policies relating to board governance matters. To the extent that such guidelines or policies conflict with provisions of the eleventh edition (2011) of "Robert's Rules of Order, newly revised," the board-approved guidelines or policies shall control.

Effective: 02/01/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/11/2012 and 10/15/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4723.07
Rule Amplifies: 4723.02 , 4723.05
Prior Effective Dates: 01/01/1967, 04/01/1991, 02/01/2003, 02/01/2008