THE NEW ENGLAND HIGHER EDUCATION COMPACT
200-A:3 Membership of Board.
There shall be 8 resident members from New Hampshire on the New England Board of Higher Education as provided in article II of the compact. One of such resident members shall always be the chancellor of the university system. The second resident member shall be the director of the division of educator support and higher education, department of education. The third resident member shall be the chancellor of the community college system of New Hampshire. The fourth and fifth resident members shall be citizens of the state appointed by the governor and council. The sixth resident member shall be a member of the house of representatives appointed by the speaker of the house. The seventh member shall be a member of the senate appointed by the president of the senate. The eighth resident member shall be a representative of a private college in New Hampshire appointed by the governor and council. The term of office for each of the first 3 resident members shall be concurrent with his or her term as chancellor or director. The term of office for each of the latter 5 resident members shall be for 4 years and until a successor is appointed and qualified, except that the term of any member of the general court shall terminate if such member shall cease to be a state legislator. In that case, another member shall be appointed in a like manner for the unexpired term. The term of the member representing a private college shall end if the member's association with the private college terminates. Each member of the board shall receive his or her expenses actually and necessarily incurred by the member in the performance of his or her duties as a member. In addition to their expenses, the fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth members shall receive $15 per day compensation for time actually spent in the work as a member of the New England Board of Higher Education, provided that the total for expenses and per diem compensation for any of such 5 members shall not exceed the sum of $500 during any one fiscal year. All expenses and per diem compensation shall be audited by the commissioner of administrative services as expenses of other employees are audited and shall be a charge against any appropriation provided for this purpose.
Source. 1955, 232:3. 1981, 368:2. 1985, 233:4; 399:3, I. 2003, 38:1. 2007, 361:28, eff. July 17, 2007. 2011, 224:134, eff. July 1, 2011. 2018, 315:22, eff. Aug. 24, 2018.