(a) The commission shall appoint an executive director, who shall be exempt from the provisions of the State Civil Service Act, and may in its discretion remove him or her by a majority vote of all its members. He or she shall be the secretary to the commission and its chief executive officer. He or she shall receive the salary that the commission determines, and, subject to appropriation, other prerequisites that the commission determines.
(b) Any power, duty, purpose, function, or jurisdiction that the commission may lawfully delegate is delegated to the executive director, unless the commission specifically has reserved the same for its own action.
(c) Pursuant to subdivision (aa) of Section 11126 of the Government Code, the commission may hold closed sessions when considering matters relating to the recruitment, appointment, employment, or removal of the executive director.
(Amended by Stats. 1992, 1050, Sec. 1.)
Government Code 11126