The following words and terms, when used in this subchapter,
shall have the following meanings:
(1) Board--The Texas Higher Education Coordinating
(2) Commissioner--The Commissioner of Higher Education,
the Chief Executive Officer of the Board.
(3) Interested persons--Persons who attend committee
meetings as representatives of stakeholder entities and any other
persons who have made their interest in the work of the committee
known to its presiding officer. Such interested persons may participate
in committee discussions, as invited by the presiding officer to do
so, but do not have the authority to cast votes.