Maine Aeronautical Advisory Board
Article I - Name and Origin
- The name of this organization is the Maine Aeronautical Advisory Board and shall be referred to herein as the MAAB, or the Board.
- The Maine Aeronautical Advisory Board is an advisory board within the Maine Department of Transportation, authorized and established pursuant to 6 M.R.S.A. sect. 302 and 5 M.S.R.A. sect. 12004-I (81).
Article II - Duties and Purpose
- The statutory duties of the Board are to “advise the Department on matters relating to aeronautics and recommendations for change to the aeronautical laws and comments upon the present and future needs of that service.” In addition to the statutory duties, the board shall focus on recommendations that enhance the economic opportunities and safety of the general public.
Article III- Membership
- The membership of the board consists of at least seven (7) members; one person from an airport association in the State appointed by the association’s board of directors; one person from a pilot’s association in the State appointed by the association’s board of directors; and the remaining members appointed by the Commissioner of Transportation.
- All members shall serve a term of two years. Vacancies in membership must be filled in the same manner as the original appointment. The Commissioner of Transportation, or his or her designee, shall serve as Secretary of the board.
Article IV- Meetings and Voting
- The board shall meet at the call of the Chair, Secretary, or at the call of at least three (3) members of the board, and there must be at least one meeting held a year.
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