"The chairperson and vice chairperson of ICOC (the CIRM governing board) shall be full or part time employees of the institute and shall meet the following criteria:Sphere: Related Content
(A) Mandatory Chairperson Criteria
(i) Documented history in successful stem cell research advocacy.
(ii) Experience with state and federal legislative processes that must include some experience with medical legislative approvals of standards and/or funding.
(iii) Qualified for appointment pursuant to paragraph (3), (4), or (5) of subdivision (a)(which stipulate that the chair come from 'representatives' of 'disease advocacy' groups.) .
(iv) Cannot be concurrently employed by or on leave from any prospective grant or loan recipient institutions in California.
(B) Additional Criteria for Consideration:
(i) Experience with governmental agencies or institutions (either executive or board position).
(ii) Experience with the process of establishing government standards and procedures.
(iii) Legal experience with the legal review of proper governmental authority for the exercise of government agency or government institutional powers.
(iv) Direct knowledge and experience in bond financing."
Friday, May 20, 2011
Here is the text of what Prop. 71 stipulates are the legal criteria for the CIRM chair.