(a) The Governor of Alabama shall be the ex officio president of the compact, and preside at the annual and special compact membership meetings.
(b) The compact shall annually elect board members as chair and vice-chair of the board, for terms of one year respectively. No person shall serve more than three years consecutively in the same office. The chair of the board shall preside at meetings of the board of directors, and shall also serve as president pro tempore of the compact, and shall preside at compact membership meetings in the absence of the Governor. The compact may provide for any other officers by its bylaws.