Section 16-47-51

Dentists Advisory Board.

There is hereby created and established a board to be known as the Dentists Advisory Board, consisting of five dentists who shall be members in good standing of the State Dental Association of Alabama and shall reside in different sections of the State of Alabama. The duties of the members of said board shall be to meet with the Alabama Building Commission upon its call for the purpose of giving information and advice to the said Alabama Building Commission as to proper location, establishment, buildings and equipment of said dental school, during the period of time occupied by the Alabama Building Commission in locating, establishing, building and equipping said dental school, and to meet with the Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama, or with three or more members of said board of trustees at such times and places as may be mutually agreed upon, due notice of said meetings to be given by the board of trustees, for the purpose of giving information and advice to the trustees as to the proper maintenance and operation of the dental school. The first five members of the Dentists Advisory Board shall be appointed by the Governor: One for a term of one year, one for a term of two years, one for a term of three years, one for a term of four years and one for a term of five years; and thereafter all members of said board shall be elected by the Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama on nominations made by the State Dental Association or its authorized agents, for five-year terms each. Vacancies shall be filled likewise by the Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama, and the appointees shall serve for the unexpired terms. The members of said advisory board shall serve without pay, but shall be reimbursed for their actual expenses incurred in the discharge of their duties, to be paid in the same manner as the expenses of the university trustees are paid. The dean of the school of dentistry shall be an ex officio member of the Dentists Advisory Board and shall sit with it in its deliberations.

(Acts 1945, No. 207, p. 323, §3.)