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Code of Virginia
Title 63.2. Welfare (Social Services)
Chapter 21. Family and Children's Trust Fund

§ 63.2-2101. Members of Board of Trustees; terms; vacancies; meetings.

A. The Family and Children's Trust Fund shall be administered by a Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees shall consist of 15 appointed members and one ex officio member. The 15 appointed members shall consist of six nonlegislative citizen members appointed by the Governor and subject to confirmation by the General Assembly, five nonlegislative citizen members appointed by the Speaker of the House of Delegates, and four nonlegislative citizen members appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules. The Board members shall represent the Commonwealth at large and shall have knowledge and experience in child abuse and neglect, adult abuse and neglect, and domestic violence programs, finance and fiscal management, appointment as a guardian ad litem, social work with affected youth and families, youth policy, and other related areas. The Commissioner or his designee shall serve ex officio with nonvoting privileges. The Board shall elect a chairman. Board members shall be reimbursed for all reasonable and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties as provided by §§ 2.2-2813 and 2.2-2825. Such expenses shall be paid from funds appropriated to the Department.

B. All appointments shall be for terms of four years. Appointments to fill vacancies other than by expiration of term shall be for the unexpired term. No member shall be eligible to serve more than two successive four-year terms. The remainder of any term to which a member is appointed to fill a vacancy other than by expiration of term shall not constitute a term in determining the member's eligibility for reappointment.

C. The Board shall meet as frequently as necessary to fulfill its duties but not less than once a year.

1986, c. 416, §§ 63.1-327, 63.1-328; 2002, c. 747; 2024, c. 427.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.