Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 1. Duties and Authority of Department, Director, and Boards

Board Organization -- Meetings -- Compensation -- Department Allocation

37-1-124. Board organization -- meetings -- compensation -- department allocation. (1) The board shall annually elect a presiding officer and a vice presiding officer to serve in the absence of the presiding officer. The presiding officer shall preside at all meetings of the board and perform duties customarily associated with the position. The presiding officer may establish board committees to further board business and designate board members as committee members.

(2) A presiding officer elected by the board shall serve a 1-year term commencing at the conclusion of the meeting at which the presiding officer is elected and ending on the election of their successor. A presiding officer may serve no more than four consecutive 1-year terms.

(3) The board shall meet at least annually to conduct business. A majority of the membership of the board constitutes a quorum to conduct business.

(4) Members of the board are entitled to compensation and travel expenses as provided in 37-1-133.

(5) A board designated under 2-15-1730 through 2-15-1782 is allocated to the department for administrative purposes only, as prescribed in 2-15-121.

History: En. Sec. 2, Ch. 620, L. 2023.