Chapter 4759-3 Administrative Provisions
(1) The chairman shall preside at all board meetings at which the chairman attends and perform all duties prescribed by law or board regulations; and
(2) The chairman is authorized by the board to make minor decisions regarding board activities in order to facilitate the responsiveness and effectiveness of the board.
(B) Vice chairman:
(1) The vice chairman shall perform the duties of the chairman if the chairman is absent or disabled; and
(2) If the office of chairman becomes vacant, the vice chairman will serve until a successor is elected.
(C) Board members:
The policy of the board is that members shall attend regular and special meetings as scheduled, and shall be compensated on a per diem basis when attending meetings or conducting official business for the agency.
(D) Election of officers:
Election of officers shall be conducted in accordance with the calendar year.
(A) The board shall designate an executive secretary who shall serve at the pleasure of the board. The executive secretary shall be the chief administrative officer of the board, may use the working title executive director, and shall be responsible to the board for the daily activities of its staff.
(B) The executive secretary/executive director shall be a licensee of the board but shall not engage in the practice of dietetics for compensation outside the scope of the duties of the executive secretary/executive director.
(C) In appointing an executive secretary/executive director, the board shall select a person of the highest available competence who has a minimum of five years of experience in the practice of dietetics and is the holder of a master's degree.
(A) The unapproved minutes of all board meetings shall be recorded and open to public inspection in a binder located in the board office during normal business hours within ten business days of their recordation.
(B) Within ten business days after their approval by the board, the approved minutes of all board meetings shall be substituted for the unapproved minutes and shall be open to public inspection in the manner provided for in paragraph (A) of this rule and also posted to the board's web site within a reasonable time.
The board shall maintain and foster communications between the board and all professional organizations in the state whose members are licensees. The board shall recognize "The Ohio Dietetic Association" for the purpose of requesting such state organization to designate an official liaison to the board. In the event such a liaison is designated by "The Ohio Dietetic Association," the board, the executive secretary/executive director, and the staff shall cooperate with the liaison in maintaining and fostering communication between the board and the association and the liaison may attend all board meetings or designate a substitute when unavailable to attend. The liaison shall be permitted to participate in board discussions to the extent the board deems appropriate, except the liaison shall not participate in any deliberation on the discipline of a licensee.
The chairman of the board may appoint such advisory committees of board members and others as may assist the board in carrying out its responsibilities.
Unless required otherwise by statute or rule, meetings of the board and committees shall be conducted according to the latest edition of "Robert's Rules of Order."
Any person receiving notice from the board of a violation of section 4759.02 of the Revised Code is entitled to a hearing if the person requests it within thirty days of the date of mailing the notice.