board of regents.

A. The “New Mexico museum of art division” is created in the department. The New Mexico museum of art located in Santa Fe shall be operated as a division of the department under the imprimatur of the museum of New Mexico. The museum of New Mexico board of regents shall exercise trusteeship over the New Mexico museum of art.

B. The director of the division shall meet the following minimum qualifications:

(1)     hold a bachelor’s or higher degree in a discipline related to the function of the division; and

(2)     have significant experience in the management and operation of an organization similar to the division.

C. The director shall be appointed by the secretary from a list of no less than three names provided by the museum of New Mexico board of regents.