A. The Family and Children's Trust Fund shall be administered by a Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees shall consist of fifteen members appointed by the Governor and subject to confirmation by the General Assembly. The Board members shall represent the Commonwealth at large and shall have knowledge and experience in child abuse and neglect, adult abuse and neglect, and domestic violence programs, finance and fiscal management and other related areas. The Commissioner shall serve as a permanent member of the Board of Trustees. The Board shall elect a chairman.
B. Initially, five appointments to the Board shall be for a term of four years, five appointments shall be for a term of three years, and five appointments shall be for a term of two years; thereafter, all appointments shall be for terms of four years. Appointments to fill vacancies other than by expiration of term shall be for the unexpired term. No member shall be eligible to serve more than two successive four-year terms.
C. The Board shall meet as frequently as necessary to fulfill its duties but not less than once a year.
1986, c. 416, §§ 63.1-327, 63.1-328; 2002, c. 747.