Rule 12-102. Consumer Assistance Committee; Membership and Terms.
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(a) The Committee shall consist of eight members including seven State Bar members and one public member. At least two-thirds of the State Bar members shall be members of the Board of Governors of the State Bar at the time of their appointment. Committee members shall serve staggered three-year terms. The number of members shall be subject to change by a majority vote of the Board of Governors but shall never be less than five.
(b) The public member shall be appointed by the Supreme Court for a three year term. All other Committee members shall be appointed by the President of the Bar for three year terms except, initially, two Committee members shall be appointed for one-year terms, two members shall be appointed for two-year terms, and two members shall be appointed for a three-year term. Committee terms shall begin with the operational year of the State Bar. Should additional members be approved, their three-year terms shall be assigned in such fashion as to best maintain uniformity in the number of members to be appointed each year.
(c) The Committee shall elect a chairperson and such other officers as the Committee members deemed appropriate.
(d) Vacancies shall be filled by appointment of the President of the State Bar for any unexpired term.
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