Office of VICE-CHAIR
As per the NMMC bylaws, a Vice-Chair and shall be elected at the annual meeting in January by a majority vote of the Commission members present.
The Vice-Chair shall:
- in the event of the absence or incapacity of the Chair, exercise all powers and duties of the Chair during such absence or incapacity
- serve on the Executive Committee
- in the event of the absence of the Executive Committee Chair, exercise all powers and duties of the Executive Committee Chair during such absence or incapacity.
The Commission may, by a two-thirds majority of the Commissioners present at a regular meeting of the Commission, recommend to the Governor that the Commission Vice-Chair be removed from office when, in the judgment of such two-thirds majority, the Vice Chair has committed nonfeasance (failure to act when there is a duty), misfeasance (negligence), or malfeasance (performance that was improper or illegal).