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Chapter 393-1 ORGANIZATION

Rule 393-1-.01 Organization

(a) The term "Board" shall mean the Georgia State Board of Nursing Home Administrators, which shall consist of thirteen members, none of whom may be employees of the United States government or of this state, and the Commissioner of Human Resources or his/her designee, who shall serve as ex officio member of the board with voting rights, and the Commissioner of Community Health or his/her designee, who shall serve as ex officio member s of the Board with voting rights. The members of the Board shall be appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate, as follows:
(1) one member who is a licensed medical doctor in this state and who is not a nursing home administrator or pecuniarily interested in any nursing home;
(2) one member who is a registered nurse in this state and who is not a nursing home administrator or pecuniarily interested in any nursing home;
(3) one member who is an educator specializing in the field of gerontology and who is not a nursing home administrator or pecuniarily interested in any nursing home;
(4) three members of the public at large who are not nursing home administrators or pecuniarily interested in any nursing home or have any connection with the nursing home industry whatsoever. Two of these three public-at-large positions shall be appointed from a list of three persons for each of these two positions submitted by the Board of Human Resources. The Governor is vested with complete discretion in appointing the third member for one of these three public-at-large positions;
(5) one member who is a hospital administrator in this state, who is the holder of a master's degree in hospital administration, and who is not a nursing home administrator or pecuniarily interested in any nursing home;
(6) six members, at least one of whom shall represent nonproprietary nursing homes, who are licensed nursing home administrators licensed in this state.
(b) The term for all members shall be three years from the date of appointment. A member may be removed as provided in Code Section 43-1-17. All vacancies shall be filled by the Governor for the unexpired terms in accordance with the requirements for appointment to the vacant position.

Rule 393-1-.02 Repealed

Rule 393-1-.03 Chair and Vice-Chair

The Board shall elect annually from among its members a chair and vice-chair. The chair shall preside at all meetings of the Board, appoint committees and perform the usual duties of his office. In the absence of the chair, the vice-chair shall preside at meetings and perform all duties usually performed by the chair.

Rule 393-1-.04 Meetings

The Board shall meet a minimum of four times a year. Additional meetings may be called by the chair.

Rule 393-1-.05 Repealed

Rule 393-1-.06 Repealed