4765-2-02 Organization of the board.

(A) The board shall annually select from among its members a board chair and a vice chair. Nomination and election of a board chair and vice chair shall be made at the last regularly scheduled board meeting of the calendar year. Newly elected officers shall assume their duties on the first day of January of the next calendar year for a term lasting through the end of that year. Any vacancies occurring during the term shall be filled by the board at the next regularly scheduled meeting of the board, or at an earlier meeting called for the purpose of filling the vacancy. No member may serve more than two consecutive terms as board chair or vice chair.

(B) The board chair shall preside at all meetings of the board. In the absence of the board chair, the vice chair shall preside at meetings of the board. The board chair may assign such other duties to the vice chair as he deems deemed necessary to assist in board operations. In the absence of the chair and the vice chair, the members of the board may designate a board member as acting chair.

(C) The board shall hold regular meetings at the call of the board chair at least four times annually, and as often as necessary to carry out its duties. The board chair shall call a board meeting on the request of the executive director or the state medical director, or on the written request of a majority of all members of the board.

(D) All meetings of the board, the firefighter and fire safety inspector training committee and the trauma committee, shall be conducted in accordance with the most recent edition of "Roberts Rules of Order,"which can be accessed at http://www.robertsrules.com/."

(E) A majority of all members of the board shall constitute a quorum. No action shall be taken without the concurrence of a majority of all members of the board. Board members who are unable to attend a scheduled meeting of the board shall provide advance notice to the executive director or the executive director's designee.

(F) Board meetings shall be held in locations determined appropriate by the executive director.

Effective: 02/01/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/13/2008 and 01/22/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4765.11
Rule Amplifies: 4765.02
Prior Effective Dates: 10/1/95, 2/22/99, 5/29/03