Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 118.djvu/1935
118 STAT. 1905 PUBLIC LAW 108–375—OCT. 28, 2004 shall continue to serve until his successor is designated. The Presi dent shall designate persons each year to succeed the members designated by the President whose terms expire that year. ‘‘(2) At least two of the members designated by the President shall be graduates of the Academy. ‘‘(c)(1) If a member of the Board dies or resigns or is terminated as a member of the board under paragraph (2), a successor shall be designated for the unexpired portion of the term by the official who designated the member. ‘‘(2)(A) If a member of the Board fails to attend two successive Board meetings, except in a case in which an absence is approved in advance, for good cause, by the Board chairman, such failure shall be grounds for termination from membership on the Board. A person designated for membership on the Board shall be provided notice of the provisions of this paragraph at the time of such designation. ‘‘(B) Termination of membership on the Board under subpara graph (A)— ‘‘(i) in the case of a member of the Board who is not a member of Congress, may be made by the Board chairman; and ‘‘(ii) in the case of a member of the Board who is a member of Congress, may be made only by the official who designated the member. ‘‘(C) When a member of the Board is subject to termination from membership on the Board under subparagraph (A), the Board chairman shall notify the official who designated the member. Upon receipt of such a notification with respect to a member of the Board who is a member of Congress, the official who designated the member shall take such action as that official considers appro priate. ‘‘(d) The Board should meet at least four times a year, with at least two of those meetings at the Academy. The Board or its members may make other visits to the Academy in connection with the duties of the Board. Board meetings should last at least one full day. Board members shall have access to the Academy grounds and the cadets, faculty, staff, and other personnel of the Academy for the purposes of the duties of the Board. ‘‘(e)(1) The Board shall inquire into the morale, discipline, and social climate, the curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal affairs, academic methods, and other matters relating to the Academy that the Board decides to consider. ‘‘(2) The Secretary of the Air Force and the Superintendent of the Academy shall provide the Board candid and complete disclo sure, consistent with applicable laws concerning disclosure of information, with respect to institutional problems. ‘‘(3) The Board shall recommend appropriate action. ‘‘(f) The Board shall prepare a semiannual report containing its views and recommendations pertaining to the Academy, based on its meeting since the last such report and any other consider ations it determines relevant. Each such report shall be submitted concurrently to the Secretary of Defense, through the Secretary of the Air Force, and to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives. ‘‘(g) Upon approval by the Secretary, the Board may call in advisers for consultation.