STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
IDAHO ENERGY RESOURCES AUTHORITY ACT
67-8905. Directors — Terms of office — Appointment — Filling vacancies and removal. (1) The powers of the authority shall be vested in a board of seven (7) directors to be appointed by the governor and confirmed by the senate.
(2) In making appointments, the governor shall endeavor to appoint individuals with direct professional experience and demonstrated knowledge in the electric utility industry. In addition to representatives of investor-owned, electric cooperative or municipal utilities, the governor may also appoint individuals with expertise in fields related to the functions of the authority such as engineering, banking, finance, economics and law.
(3) The directors of the authority first appointed by the governor shall serve for terms to be designated by the governor expiring on June 30, as follows: two (2) in 2006, one (1) in 2007, two (2) in 2008 and one (1) in each of 2009 and 2010. After the expiration of these initial terms, directors shall serve for five (5) year terms. Each director shall hold office for the term of his appointment and until his successor shall have been appointed and qualified. Any director shall be eligible for reappointment but no director may serve more than two (2) consecutive terms.
(4) The governor shall fill any vacancy for the remainder of any unexpired term.
(5) Any director may be removed by the governor for malfeasance or willful neglect of duty or other cause.
[67-8905, added 2005, ch. 53, sec. 1, p. 194.]