The board consists of five members appointed by the Governor. The term of a board member is three years. One member of the board shall be a person not licensed by the board. Four members of the board shall be persons licensed by the board. The Governor shall fill any vacancy by appointment to complete the unexpired portion of the vacancy. No person may serve more than three consecutive full terms on the board. The appointment to an unexpired term is not considered a full term.

The terms of members begin on October thirty-first of the calendar year in which the Governor appoints the member, unless otherwise designated by the Governor. The appointee’s term expires on October thirtieth in the third year of appointment.

Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws 36-35-2

  • Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2

Source: SL 2005, ch 206, § 2; SL 2012, ch 16, § 14; SL 2013, ch 176, § 8; SL 2016, ch 197, § 2.