Notwithstanding section 136F.03, the State University Student Association and the State College Student Association shall each have the responsibility for recruiting, screening, and recommending qualified candidates for their student members of the board.
After consulting with the Candidate Advisory Council, the student associations shall jointly develop a statement of the selection criteria to be applied to potential candidates.
Each student association shall develop processes for identifying and recruiting qualified candidates and for screening those candidates.
Each student association shall recommend at least two and not more than four candidates for its student member. By April 15 of the year in which its members' term expires, each student association shall submit its recommendations to the governor and to the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees with primary jurisdiction over higher education policy and finance. The governor is not bound by these recommendations.