A. Unless otherwise specified by law, every officer holds office at the pleasure of the appointing power.

B. Every officer shall continue to discharge the duties of the office, although the term has expired, until a successor has qualified. The discharge of the duties of office for appointments requiring senate confirmation shall be governed by section 38-211.

C. Vacancies occurring in an office, or in the membership of a board or commission, shall be filled only for the unexpired term of the officer or member.