2005 Idaho Code - 54-3203 — STATE BOARD OF SOCIAL WORK EXAMINERS -- CREATED -- APPOINTMENTS -- TERMS

                                  TITLE  54
                    PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
                                  CHAPTER 32
                          SOCIAL WORK LICENSING ACT
    54-3203.  STATE BOARD OF SOCIAL WORK EXAMINERS -- CREATED -- APPOINTMENTS
-- TERMS. (1) A state board of social work examiners is hereby created and
made a part of the department of self-governing agencies. It shall be the duty
of the board to administer the provisions of this chapter pursuant to the
provisions of chapters 26 and 52, title 67, Idaho Code. The board shall
consist of six (6) members, three (3) of which shall be masters social
workers, and two (2) of which shall be social workers, and one (1) of which
shall be a lay member. Board members shall be appointed by the governor after
reviewing and considering nominations for each position to be filled that have
been submitted to him. All terms shall be for a period of five (5) years.
Whenever a vacancy occurs, the governor shall appoint a qualified person to
fill the vacancy for the unexpired term after reviewing and considering
nominations that have been submitted to him.
    (2)  Each social work member of the board shall:
    (a)  Be a resident of this state;
    (b)  Be currently licensed and in good standing to engage in the practice
    of social work in this state;
    (c)  At the time of appointment, have been actively engaged in the
    practice of social work for at least one (1) out of the last five (5)
    years; and
    (d)  Have at least three (3) years of experience in the practice of social
    work.
    (3)  Each fiscal year, the chairmanship will rotate to the person who is
in the fourth year of their five (5) year term. The chairman shall preside at
all meetings of the board. If this person is unable to serve, an election by a
majority vote of the board shall determine the person who will serve as chair
for that fiscal year. In the event the chairman is not present at any board
meeting, the board may by majority vote of the members present appoint a
temporary chairman. A majority of the members of the board shall constitute a
quorum.
    (4)  Each member of the board shall be compensated as provided by section
59-509(b), Idaho Code.

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