TITLE 17. EDUCATION

CHAPTER 28. LOUISIANA UNIVERSITIES MARINE CONSORTIUM FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATION

 

17:3453  Executive Board of the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium for Research and Education;  creation;  membership;  terms of office;  vacancies;  compensation;  organization;  duties

 

A. There is hereby created the Executive Board of the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium for Research and Education within the Department of Education as provided by R.S. 36:651(M) and 801.4.  The executive board shall administer the affairs of the consortium.  The executive board shall report to and be responsible to the Board of Regents on all fiscal and programmatic matters.  The executive board shall appoint an executive director of the consortium who shall report to the board.  The executive board shall meet not less often than twice annually.

 

B. (1) The Executive Board of the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium for Research and Education shall be composed as follows:

 

(a) The vice chancellor of research for Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, who shall serve as a voting member.

 

(b) A vice chancellor or dean, appointed by the chancellor of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, who shall serve as a non-voting member.

 

(c) The vice president of research for Louisiana Tech University, who shall serve as a voting member.

 

(d) A vice president or dean, appointed by the president of Louisiana Tech University, who shall serve as a non-voting member.

 

(e) A vice president, appointed by the president of Nicholls State University, who shall serve as a voting member.

 

(f) A vice president or dean, appointed by the president of Nicholls State University, who shall serve as a non-voting member.

 

(g) The vice president of research for Tulane University, who shall serve as a voting member.

 

(h) A vice president or dean, appointed by the president of Tulane University, who shall serve as a non-voting member.

 

(i) The vice president of research for the University of New Orleans, who shall serve as a voting member.

 

(j) A vice president or dean, appointed by the president of the University of New Orleans, who shall serve as a non-voting member.

 

(k) The vice president of research for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, who shall serve as a voting member.

 

(l) A vice president or dean, appointed by the president of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, who shall serve as a non-voting member.

 

(m) A vice president or dean, appointed by the president of the University of Louisiana at Monroe, who shall serve as a voting member.

 

(n) A vice president or dean, appointed by the president of the University of Louisiana at Monroe, who shall serve as a non-voting member.

 

(o) The chair of the board's Science and Education Advisory Council, who shall serve as a voting member.

 

(p) A member of the staff of the Board of Regents, appointed by the commissioner of higher education, who shall serve as a non-voting member.

 

(q) A representative from the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, appointed by the president of the board, who shall serve as a non-voting member.

 

(2) Only voting members shall be counted for the purpose of constituting a quorum for the transaction of official business.

 

C. The executive board shall be domiciled in East Baton Rouge Parish.

 

D. Each member of the executive board shall serve without compensation except for reimbursement of all necessary travel expenses incurred in the performance of official duties of the board, such expenses to be paid in conformity with regulations governing state officials.

 

E. The executive board shall be chaired, for a one-year term, by either a vice president or vice chancellor of research.  No member may serve more than two consecutive terms as board chair.

 

F. Repealed by Acts 2012, No. 251, § 1;  Acts 2012, No. 768, § 2.

 

Added by Acts 1979, No. 557, § 1.  Amended by Acts 1988, No. 434, § 1;  Acts 1995, No. 1243, § 1, eff. June 29, 1995;  Acts 2012, No. 768, § 1.