(a)        The Director’s Committee shall elect and supervise the Director of the North Carolina Museum of Art and may dismiss the Director. The Director’s Committee shall evaluate the performance of the Director and shall determine the Director’s compensation within the limitations of available funding.

(b)        Repealed by Session Laws 2012-120, s. 2(a), effective June 28, 2012.

(b1)      The Director’s Committee shall consist of five members chosen as follows:

(1)        The Secretary of Natural and Cultural Resources, who shall serve as the chairman of the Committee.

(2)        The Chair of the Board of Trustees of the North Carolina Museum of Art.

(3)        One member designated by the Board of Trustees of the North Carolina Museum of Art.

(4)        The President of the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation, Inc., or the President’s designee.

(5)        One member designated by the Board of the North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation, Inc.

(b2)      The members of the Director’s Committee selected under subdivisions (b1)(3) and (b1)(5) of this section shall serve terms of four years and may not serve more than two consecutive terms of four years. Four members of the Committee shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

(c)        The State-funded portion of the salary of the Director shall be fixed by the Governor.

(d)       The Director shall have the following powers and duties:

(1)        Under the supervision of the Director’s Committee, to direct and administer the North Carolina Museum of Art in accordance with the policies, rules, and regulations adopted by the Board of Trustees;

(2)        To employ such persons as are necessary to perform the functions of the North Carolina Museum of Art and are provided for in the budget of the Museum and to promote, demote, and dismiss such persons in accordance with State personnel policies, rules, and regulations. This paragraph shall not apply to associate directors and curators;

(3)        To serve as director of collections of the North Carolina Museum of Art;

(4)        To serve as Secretary to the Board of Trustees.

(e)        The Director, associate directors, and curators shall be exempt from the provisions of the North Carolina Human Resources Act. The Board of Trustees shall adopt, subject to the approval of the Secretary of Natural and Cultural Resources, rules and regulations governing the employment, promotion, demotion, and dismissal of associate directors and curators. ?(1961, c. 731; 1973, c. 476, s. 38; 1979, 2nd Sess., c. 1306, s. 1; 1985, c. 122, s. 6; c. 479, s. 218; 1987, c. 827, s. 81; 2006-66, s. 22.22(g); 2006-221, s. 23; 2012-120, s. 2(a); 2012-142, s. 25.1(d); 2013-382, s. 9.1(c); 2015-241, s. 14.30(t).)

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes 140-5.15

  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of a statute, shall be construed to mean the section next preceding or next following that in which such reference is made; unless when some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3