(a) The authority is governed by a board of 5 directors appointed by the Governor. At least 2 of the directors shall be experienced in the management of electric utilities, at least 1 shall have a financial background, and at least 1 shall have a legal background. No fewer than 2 directors shall be from outside American Samoa.
(b) The first director appointed is appointed to a term expiring on 30 Jun 82. The second director is appointed to a term expiring on 30 Jun 83. The third director is appointed to a term expiring on 30 Jun 84. The fourth and fifth directors are appointed to terms expiring on 30 Jun
85. All subsequent appointments are for 4-year terms, or for the unexpired portion of any term. Incumbents may continue to serve after the expiration of a term until a successor is appointed. The Governor designates the chairman annually from among the membership of the board of directors, and the board selects its vice chairman.
(c) The board of directors shall meet at least 4 times per year. Three directors, at least 1 of whom must have experience in the management of electric utilities and 1 of whom must be from outside of American Samoa, constitute a quorum.
(d) Compensation is at a rate of $5,000 per year for directors and $6,000 per year for the chairman. Travel, lodging, and meal expenses will be provided for outside directors.History: Rule 12-81 (Ex. Ord. 4.1981), eff 20 Aug 81, § 5.