The Board of Invention consists of 11 members appointed by the governor, subject to the advice and consent of the senate. One member must be appointed from each of the congressional districts. The remaining members may be appointed at large.
The membership terms, removal, and filling of vacancies of board members are as provided in section 15.0575.
The board shall annually elect a chair and other officers as necessary from its members.
The board may employ an executive director who is knowledgeable in invention and has demonstrated proficiency in the administration of programs relating to invention. The executive director shall perform the duties that the board may require in carrying out its responsibilities.