Board of Game and Inland Fisheries
Charter of the Nominations Committee

Revised June 2013

The Board of Game and Inland Fisheries (BGIF) hereby constitutes and establishes a Nominations Committee (hereafter referred to as the Committee) with purpose and responsibility as described below.


As presented in the Board's Governance Manual, the Nominations Committee is to interact with the membership of the Board to develop candidates for the officers of the Board for consideration by the full Board. The Nominations Committee will report its slate of candidates during the second Board meeting in the calendar year.


The Committee shall be comprised of not less than three (3) or more than four (4) members of the Board of Game and Inland Fisheries. Committee members shall be appointed by the Chairman of the Board and shall serve a term concurrent with that of the Chair. A quorum of the Committee shall consist of a majority of the members.


The Committee is to serve as the Board's primary work group to develop a slate of candidates for the officer positions of the Board (Chairman and Vice-Chairman). In the development of a slate of candidates, the Committee will ensure that no person shall serve more than one year as chairman and one year as vice-chairman during a four-year term pursuant to the Code of Virginia § 29.1-102 subsection C.


The Committee shall meet as necessary to develop its slate of Board officer candidates in order to report such slate during the second Board meeting in the calendar year.