6.1 Membership. The Advisory Council shall be appointed by the Chair of the Governing Board, in consultation with the Board, and shall consist of fifteen (15) members: three (3) Governing Board Trustees, one of whom shall be an officer, and twelve (12) additional members chosen from the community at large. At its first meeting each year, the Advisory Council, a quorum being present, shall elect one of its members to serve as chair. The chair may be reelected to serve successive one-year terms. Advisory Council members serve for a term of three years and may be reappointed.

6.2 Role. Members of the Advisory Council shall serve in an advisory capacity to the Governing Board and may recommend actions to the Governing Board by majority vote.