(A) Members of the committee shall annually select a chairperson, vice chairperson, and secretary from among its members. The selection shall be made at the first meeting of each calendar year. The selection of the chairperson, vice chairperson, and secretary shall be those members receiving the most votes for those three positions by an absolute majority of the committee.
(B) Unless removed from office or replaced as a member of the committee, the term of office for the chairperson, vice chairperson, and secretary shall be until the first meeting of the committee held the following calendar year. The chairperson, vice chairperson, or secretary may be removed from office by an absolute majority vote of the committee at any regularly scheduled or special meeting.
(C) The chairperson of the committee shall preside over the meetings of the committee, schedule meetings of the committee, cause notice of the meetings to be emailed or, if individually requested, mailed to members of the committee, and perform such other duties as required to enable the members of the committee to perform their duties.
(D) The secretary of the committee shall record the minutes or designate another person to record the minutes subject to the secretary's review and approval of the meetings. A complete transcript of a meeting, except an executive session, may be substituted for the minutes. If the committee holds an executive session, the minutes or transcript shall state the matter to be considered in the session. A copy of the minutes or the transcript of each meeting shall be available for public inspection at the offices of the commission.
(E) If the chairperson has been removed from office or replaced as a member of the committee or has otherwise relinquished the position or is not present at a meeting, the vice chairperson shall assume the duties of the chairperson until such time as a chairperson is seated.
(F) If the committee is without a chairperson, vice chairperson, and secretary, the coordinator of the committee shall schedule a meeting of the committee and cause notice of the meeting to be sent to members of the committee upon receipt of a written request signed by at least two members of the committee.
(G) The coordinator shall work with the chairperson, vice chairperson, and secretary of the committee to ensure that notice of meetings occur, to gather and distribute to members of the committee copies of the report of each inquiry conducted pursuant to section 4913.09 of the Revised Code, and such other duties as requested by the chairperson, vice chairperson, or secretary of the committee.
Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 4901:1-2-04