The applicants named in the application and their respective successors in office shall constitute the members of the authority. The Governor shall be the president of the authority, the State Superintendent of Education shall be the vice-president thereof, and the Director of Finance shall be the secretary thereof. The State Treasurer shall be the treasurer of the authority, shall act as custodian of the funds of the authority and shall pay the principal of and interest on the bonds of the authority out of the funds hereinafter provided for. The members of the authority shall constitute all the members of the board of directors of the authority, and any two members of the board of directors shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. Should any person holding any state office named in this section cease to hold office by reason of death, resignation, expiration of his term of office or for any other reason, then his successor in office shall take his place as a member and officer of the authority. No member, officer or director of the authority shall draw any salary in addition to that now authorized by law for any service he may render or for any duty he may perform in connection with the authority. All proceedings had and done by the board of directors shall be reduced to writing by the secretary of the authority, shall be signed by the members of the authority and shall be recorded in a substantially bound book, which shall be kept in the office of the Secretary of State. Copies of such proceedings, when certified by the secretary of the authority, under the seal of the authority, shall be received in all courts as prima facie evidence of the matters and things therein certified.