Maine Revised Statutes

§1803-A. Office of executive director

1. Appointment.   The Commissioner of Corrections, with the advice and the consent of the board, and on a timetable directed by the board, shall hire an executive director who serves at the pleasure of the board.
[ 2011, c. 374, §15 (NEW) .]
2. Qualifications.   To qualify for appointment as executive director, a person must have training and experience commensurate with the duties and powers assigned to the position as determined by the board.
[ 2011, c. 374, §15 (NEW) .]
3. Duties and powers of executive director.  The Executive Director of the State Board of Corrections shall perform administrative duties and exercise the powers consistent with policies established by the board, including:
A. Reviewing and making recommendations concerning proposed county corrections budgets; [2013, c. 598, §23 (NEW).]
B. Preparing the board budget; [2013, c. 598, §23 (NEW).]
C. Coordinating and compiling the long-term capital improvement plans submitted by the counties into a single budget document; [2013, c. 598, §23 (NEW).]
D. Preparing proposed goals, objectives for performance metrics and reports concerning the county correctional facilities; and [2013, c. 598, §23 (NEW).]
E. Developing recommendations with respect to contracts, services, standards and other matters within the jurisdiction of the board as the board may direct. [2013, c. 598, §23 (NEW).]
The executive director may appoint a financial analyst to assist with the work of the board. The executive director may request the assistance of the board, the Office of the Attorney General and other agencies of the State or the counties whenever necessary. The executive director and the commissioner shall enter into a written memorandum of understanding regarding the relationship of the board and its staff to the department.
[ 2013, c. 598, §23 (AMD) .]
4. Compensation.   The board shall set the compensation for the executive director and the financial analyst appointed under subsection 3.
[ 2013, c. 598, §24 (NEW) .]
2011, c. 374, §15 (NEW). 2013, c. 598, §§23, 24 (AMD).

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