Vacancies on the board shall be filled by appointment in the same manner and on the same conditions provided for initial members. Appointments to fill vacancies shall be for the unexpired terms. An appointee shall cease to be a member upon resignation to the Governor, upon ceasing to be a resident of the State of Alabama and, if serving from a geographical area, upon ceasing to be a resident of the geographical area from which he or she was appointed or upon ceasing to be engaged in the activity, business or profession where the same is made a qualification for membership or upon two-thirds vote of the board for failure to attend meetings.
(Acts 1969, No. 1115, p. 2050, §4.)