The officers of the authority shall consist of a chairman, vice chairman, secretary, treasurer, and such other officers as its board shall deem necessary or appropriate. The offices of secretary and treasurer may, but need not, be held by the same person. The chairman and vice chairman of the authority shall be elected by the board from the membership thereof; the secretary, the treasurer, and any other officers of the authority may, but need not, be members of the board and shall also be elected by the board. The chairman, vice chairman, secretary, and treasurer of the authority shall also be the chairman, vice chairman, secretary, and treasurer of the board, respectively.
Prior to receipt by the authority of any tax revenues from the city, any county, state, or federal governments, the treasurer of the authority shall provide evidence to the governmental entity from which the funds are to be received of procurement of a fidelity bond in an amount equal to or greater than the amount of tax funds to be received and that the company issuing the bond is qualified to issue fidelity bonds in the State of Alabama.