Council on creative industries
- establishment of council
- term of office
(1)There is hereby established within the division a council on creative industries, referred to in this part 3 as the “council”. The council shall consist of eleven members, including the chair, to be appointed by the governor. The members of the council shall be broadly representative of the major fields of the arts and humanities and related creative industries and shall be appointed from among private citizens who are widely known for their competence and experience in connection with the arts and humanities and related creative industries, as well as their knowledge of community and state interests. In making these appointments, the governor shall seek and consider those recommended for membership by persons or organizations involved in civic, educational, business, labor, professional, cultural, ethnic, and performing and creative arts fields, as well as those with knowledge of community and state interests. At least one such person from each area designated shall be a member of the council, the membership to include both men and women.
(2)Members appointed to the council, except the chair, shall hold office for terms of three years, commencing on July 1 of the year of appointment. Members of the council, except the chair, are not eligible to serve for more than two consecutive terms nor be eligible for reappointment to the council during the three-year period following the expiration of the second of two consecutive terms. Members of the council shall hold office until the expiration of the appointed terms or until successors are duly appointed. Any vacancy occurring on the council other than by expiration of term shall be filled by the governor by the appointment of a qualified person for the unexpired term.
(3)The governor shall appoint a chair of the council who is a person widely recognized for his or her knowledge, experience, and interest in the arts and humanities, as well as his or her knowledge of community and state interests. The chair shall serve at the pleasure of the governor, but not longer than six consecutive years, and shall not be eligible for reappointment during the three-year period following the expiration of such six-year period. The chair shall advise the governor with respect to the development in the arts and humanities in the state of Colorado. If any vacancy occurs in the office of the chair, the governor shall fill within sixty days the vacancy by the appointment of a qualified person in the same manner in which the original appointment was made.
(4)Except as otherwise provided in section 2-2-326, C.R.S., members of the council shall serve without compensation, but each member shall be reimbursed for his or her necessary traveling and other expenses incurred in the performance of his or her official duties.
Section 24-48.5-303 — Council on creative industries - establishment of council - members - term of office - chair - compensation,
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-24.pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).