The board of alcohol, drug addiction, and mental health services shall employ a qualified mental health or alcohol or drug addiction services professional with experience in administration or a professional administrator with experience in mental health or alcohol or drug addiction services to serve as executive director of the board and shall prescribe the director's duties.
The board shall fix the compensation of the executive director. In addition to such compensation, the director shall be reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of his official duties. The board, by majority vote of the full membership, may remove the director for cause, upon written charges, after an opportunity has been afforded him for a hearing before the board on request.
The board may delegate to its executive director the authority to act in its behalf in the performance of its administrative duties.
Effective Date: 10-10-1989