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§ 143B‑334.  NorthCarolina Trails Committee – members; selection; removal; compensation.

The North Carolina Trails Committee shall consist of seven membersappointed by the Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources. Two membersshall be from the mountain section, two from the Piedmont section, two from thecoastal plain, and one at large. They shall as much as possible representvarious trail users.

The initial members of the North Carolina Trails Committee shall be themembers of the current North Carolina Trails Committee who shall serve for aperiod equal to the remainder of their current term on the North CarolinaTrails Committee. At the end of the respective terms of office of the initialmembers of the Committee, the appointment of their successors shall be forstaggered terms of four years and until their successors are appointed andqualify. Any appointment to fill a vacancy on the Committee created by theresignation, dismissal, death or disability of a member shall be for thebalance of the unexpired term.

The Governor shall have the power to remove any member of the Committeefrom office in accordance with the provisions of G.S. 143B‑16 of theExecutive Organization Act of 1973.

The Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources shall designate amember of the Committee to serve as chairman at the pleasure of the Governor.

Members of the Committee shall receive per diem and necessary traveland subsistence expenses in accordance with the provisions of G.S. 138‑5and G.S. 143B‑15 of the Executive Organization Act of 1973. (1973, c. 1262, s. 81; 1977, c. 771, s. 4; 1989, c.727, s. 218(146); 1997‑443, s. 11A.119(a).)