2006 New Mexico Statutes - Section 21-13-8 — Community college board.

21-13-8. Community college board.

A.     Community college board members shall be over twenty-one years of age, qualified electors and residents of the community college district.   

B.     Community college board members shall be elected for staggered terms of six years from April 1 succeeding their elections; provided that terms and staggering shall continue to be as they are on January 1, 1998. All vacancies caused in any other manner than by the expiration of the term of office shall be filled by appointment by the remaining members. An individual appointed by the remaining members of the board to fill a vacancy in office shall serve until the next community college board election, at which time candidates shall file for and be elected to fill the vacant position to serve the remainder of the unexpired term.   

C.     A community college board shall select from its members a chairman and secretary who shall serve in these offices until the next regular community college board election. After each community college board election, the members shall proceed to reorganize.   

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