2017 Arizona Revised Statutes
Title 46 - Welfare
§ 46-183 Advisory council on aging; members; appointment; terms; compensation; officers; subcommittee

Universal Citation: AZ Rev Stat § 46-183 (2017)

46-183. Advisory council on aging; members; appointment; terms; compensation; officers; subcommittee

A. There shall be an advisory council on aging.

B. The advisory council on aging shall be composed of fifteen members appointed by the governor who shall remove a member for cause. Members appointed to the council shall be selected pursuant to rules adopted by the director which conform to the provisions of the older Americans act of 1965 (P.L. 89-73, 87 Stat. 30, 42 United States Code 3001 et seq.) and the federal regulations promulgated pursuant to that act. In addition members shall have a knowledge of, and an established basic interest in, the problems affecting older citizens, and members shall be selected with due regard to geographic and other elements of representation in order that as many divergent views as possible can be represented.

C. Each member of the council shall be appointed for a term of three years. Vacancies occurring other than by expiration of term shall be filled in the same manner for the balance of the unexpired term.

D. The governor shall appoint a chairperson each year from the council membership who shall appoint a vice-chairperson and secretary from the council membership. The governor shall also appoint an executive director. The department shall provide necessary staff services to the advisory council on aging.

E. The chairman shall appoint a subcommittee on Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.

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