Chapter 464-1 ORGANIZATION
All rules and regulations of the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council shall be administered by the Executive Director of the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council whose current physical address is 5000 Austell - Powder Springs Road, Suite 261, Austell, Georgia, 30106. The current mailing address is P.O. Box 349, Clarkdale, Georgia, 30111. Telephone contact may be made by calling (770) 732-5974.
The Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council shall consist of nineteen (19) voting members and five (5) advisory members.
|(a)|| The following eleven (11) members shall
be ex officio members of the council, as full voting members by reason of their
|(b)|| Six (6) members shall be appointed by the
Governor for terms of four years, their initial appointments. Appointments
shall be made so that there are always on the Council the following persons:
|(c)|| Two (2) members who are peace
officers shall be appointed by the Governor for terms of four (4) years:
|(d)||Five (5) Advisory members appointed by the Council shall serve on the Council in an advisory capacity only without voting privileges;|
|(e)||Membership on the Council does not constitute public office and no member shall be disqualified from holding public office by reason of membership.|
|(f)||The Chairman of the Council may appoint additional advisory board members based on areas of expertise in order to meet the objectives of the Council. Such additional advisory members shall serve in an advisory capacity only, without voting privileges; without compensation; and shall serve at the discretion of the Chairman.|
|(g)||Unexcused absence of an advisory board member on two (2) or more occasions during the calendar year shall be cause for removal.|
Officers of the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council shall be elected from a majority of a quorum of the voting members of the Council.
The Council is assigned to the Department of Public Safety for administrative purposes only.
The Chairman may establish such committees as may be necessary to conduct the business of the Council. The Chairman shall appoint the committee chairman and members of each committee who shall serve at the pleasure of the chairman during the chairman's term of office. A majority of any such committee shall constitute a quorum.