519A.9  Governing board.

1.  The association shall be governed by a board of eleven directors of whom three shall be appointed annually by the commissioner to represent the licensed health care providers. Eight members shall be elected annually, except as provided in subsection 2, by the members of the association. Vacancies on the board shall be filled for the remaining period of the term by majority vote of the remaining directors subject to approval of the commissioner.

2.  Within fifteen days after July 1, 1975 the commissioner shall designate a time and place for a meeting of the members of the association at which the eight elected members serving on the first board shall be elected. The commissioner shall appoint the appointive members of the board on or before the date of such meeting.

The commissioner may, prior to the first meeting of the members of the association, appoint an interim governing board of the association consisting of eight member insurers and three representatives of the licensed health care providers. The eight member insurers of that interim governing board shall serve until their successors are elected by the members of the association. In appointing members of the association to the interim governing board, the commissioner shall consider among other things whether all member insurers are fairly represented.

Section History: Early form

  [C77, 79, 81, § 519A.9]

Internal References

  Referred to in § 519A.1, 519A.2, 519A.3, 519A.4, 519A.5, 519A.10, 519A.13

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