2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 39. Higher educational agencies and education compacts.
39.13 Board staff.
39.13 Board staff.
(1) The educational communications board shall appoint an executive director outside the classified service. The executive director shall coordinate the activities and execute the program and orders of the board, maintain liaison with the various federal and state agencies interested in the system of state radio and television broadcasting and exercise such further powers, functions and duties as the board prescribes.
(2) The executive director may employ a deputy director, the number of division administrators specified in s. 230.08 (2) (e) and 11 professional staff members outside the classified service. Subject to authorization under s. 16.505, the executive director may employ additional professional staff members for development and grant projects outside the classified service or for other purposes within the classified service.
(3) The educational communications board may provide a plan for bonus compensation for employees appointed in the unclassified service whose principal responsibility is fund raising, whereby the employees may qualify for an annual bonus for meritorious performance. No bonus awarded by the board to any individual employee for any fiscal year may exceed a total of 25 percent of the annual salary of the employee at the beginning of the fiscal year. In awarding bonus compensation for a given period, the board shall award no more than 3 percent of the amount of private funding raised during the preceding fiscal year which is in excess of the amount of private funding raised during the 2nd preceding fiscal year. The board shall provide for a portion of the bonus compensation awarded under this subsection to be distributed to employees over a 3-year period conditioned upon continuation of employment to the time of distribution.