The Vermont Statutes Online
Title 26 : Professions and Occupations
Chapter 020 : PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING
Subchapter 002 : BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 1171)
§ 1171. Board of Professional Engineering
(a) The Board of Professional Engineering is created, consisting of six members who are residents of this State. The Board shall be attached to the Office of Professional Regulation.
(b) One member of the Board shall be a member of the public who has no financial interest in engineering other than as a consumer or possible consumer of its services. The member shall have no financial interest personally or through a spouse.
(c) Five members of the Board shall be licensed professional engineers:
(1) Membership under this subsection shall include one civil engineer, one mechanical engineer, one structural engineer, one electrical engineer, and one engineer from among all specialty disciplines licensed by the Board.
(2) Membership under this subsection shall include at least three engineers in private practice.
(3) Of the five professional members appointed under this subsection, at the time of appointment, three persons shall have been engaged in the practice of professional engineering for at least 12 years.
(d) Board members shall be appointed by the Governor in accordance with 3 V.S.A. §§ 129b and 2004. The Governor shall request nominations from the various State engineering societies and may request nominations from other sources, but shall not be bound to select members from among the persons nominated. (Added 1983, No. 188 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; amended 1989, No. 250 (Adj. Sess.), § 4(d); 2005, No. 27, § 37; 2005, No. 148 (Adj. Sess.), § 11; 2007, No. 29, § 22; 2007, No. 163 (Adj. Sess.), § 10; 2013, No. 27, § 7.)