Subdivision 1. Members. The partnership shall be governed by a board of 13 directors.
Subd. 2. Appointment. The Minnesota job skills partnership board consists of: seven members appointed by the governor, the chair of the governor's workforce development council, the commissioner of trade and economic development, the chancellor, or the chancellor's designee, of the Minnesota state colleges and universities, the president, or the president's designee, of the University of Minnesota, and two nonlegislator members, one appointed by the subcommittee on committees of the senate committee on rules and administration and one appointed by the speaker of the house. If the chancellor or the president of the university makes a designation under this subdivision, the designee must have experience in technical education. Four of the appointed members must be members of the governor's workforce development council, of whom two must represent organized labor and two must represent business and industry. One of the appointed members must be a representative of a nonprofit organization that provides workforce development or job training services.
Subd. 3. Qualifications. Members must have expertise in, and be representative of the following fields of education, job skills training, labor, business, and government.
Subd. 4. Chair. The chair shall be appointed by the governor.
Subd. 5. Terms. The terms of appointed members shall be for four years except for the initial appointments. The initial appointments of the governor shall have the following terms: two members each for one, two, three, and four years. No member shall serve more than two terms, and no person shall be appointed after December 31, 2001, for any term that would cause that person to serve a total of more than eight years on the board. Compensation for board members is as provided in section 15.0575, subdivision 3.
Subd. 7. Offices. The department of trade and economic development shall provide office space and staff to the job skills partnership board for the execution of its duties. The board shall hire an executive director to assist in carrying out its duties.
HIST: 1983 c 289 s 115 subd 1; 1983 c 334 s 3,7; 1984 c 544 s 84; 1984 c 642 s 3; 1Sp1985 c 14 art 9 s 5,75; 1986 c 444; 1987 c 312 art 1 s 26 subd 2; 1987 c 384 art 3 s 27; 1987 c 386 art 10 s 2-5,8; 1987 c 401 s 36; 1989 c 335 art 1 s 165,166,270; 1991 c 345 art 1 s 74; 1993 c 363 s 1,2; 1994 c 483 s 1; 1995 c 212 art 4 s 64; 1996 c 395 s 6,7; 1999 c 223 art 2 s 29; art 3 s 1,2; 1Sp2001 c 4 art 2 s 3