5. a. There is created a Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners which shall be an agency of the Commission on Radiation Protection in the Department of Environmental Protection and which shall report to the commission. The board shall consist of two commission members appointed annually to the membership of the board by the chairman of the commission, and 13 additional members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. Of the members appointed by the Governor, two shall be radiologists who have practiced not less than five years; one shall be a licensed physician who has actively engaged in the practice of medicine not less than five years; one shall be a licensed dentist who has actively engaged in the practice of dentistry for not less than five years; one shall be a licensed podiatrist who has actively engaged in the practice of podiatric medicine for not less than five years; one shall be an administrator of a general hospital with at least five years' experience; one shall be a health physicist who has practiced not less than five years; three shall be practicing radiologic technologists with at least five years of experience in the practice of radiologic technology and holders of current certificates issued pursuant to this act; two shall be members of the general public; and one shall be a representative of the department designated by the Governor pursuant to subsection c. of section 2 of P.L.1971, c.60 (C.45:1-2.2).
b.The terms of office of the members appointed by the Governor shall be three years. Vacancies shall be filled for an unexpired term only in the manner provided for the original appointment.
c.Members of the board shall serve without compensation but shall be reimbursed for their reasonable and necessary traveling and other expenses incurred in the performance of their official duties.
d.The commissioner shall designate an officer or employee of the department to act as secretary of the board who shall not be a member of the board.
e.The board, for the purpose of transacting its business, shall meet at least once every four months at times and places fixed by the board. At its first meeting each year it shall organize and elect from its members a chairman. Special meetings also may be held at times as the board may fix, or at the call of the chairman or the commissioner. A written and timely notice of the time, place and purpose of any special meeting shall be mailed by the secretary to all members of the board.
f.A majority of the members of the board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at any meeting.
L.1981,c.295,s.5; amended 1984, c.242, s.3; 1985, c.540, s.3; 1987, c.121; 2005, c.259, s.33.