|(a) Membership shall consist of experts in the specified
research areas of the Research Programs.
(b) Membership on the committee should include:
(1) representative(s) of public institutions of higher
education as defined in Texas Education Code, §61.003;
(2) representative(s) of Texas private or independent
institutions of higher education as defined in Texas Education Code, §61.003;
(3) representative(s) of Texas industry.
(c) Interested persons, such as academic and industry
representatives, and legislative and governmental relations staff
shall be regularly advised of committee meetings.
(d) The number of committee members shall not exceed
(e) Members of the committee shall select the presiding
officer, who will be responsible for conducting meetings and conveying
committee recommendations to the Board. A co-chair may also be elected
to serve in the presiding officer's stead as needed.
(f) Members shall serve staggered three-year terms.
Members may serve multiple terms.