|(a) Membership. Each eligible institution shall create a three-member selection committee. Two members of the committee are to be nominated by the institution's Chief Executive Officer and shall include a military or aerospace science faculty member. A commissioned officer of the Texas Air or Army National Guard shall be appointed to each committee by the Adjutant General. Final membership of the committees shall be designated by the commissioner. (b) Duties. The selection committee shall: (1) review applications and conduct interviews of students who have applied for the exemption and determine which students qualify to receive the exemption, taking the following criteria into consideration: (A) individual qualifications, with emphasis on the leadership, communication, and organizational abilities and skills required of commissioned officers; (B) the financial need of the applicant; (C) projected staffing requirements for the Texas Air and Army National Guard; and (D) the academic performance of the applicant. (2) determine whether an extension of the two-year lodging and Board exemption or four-year tuition and fee exemption should be granted for periods of active military duty required of the student, (3) determine whether probation will be granted in accordance with ROTC guidelines to a student who has failed to meet program performance standards, and (4) determine whether an exemption recipient who loses his/her exempt status may serve the remainder of his/her contractual obligation as an enlisted member of the Texas Air or Army National Guard, subject to being accepted into and maintaining active drilling membership in the Texas Air or Army National Guard in the same manner as any other person. (5) refer special cases involving leaves of absence or a waiver of repayment to the Adjutant General's Office for resolution.