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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE II EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS
    OF THE COMMONWEALTH
  • CHAPTER 23A DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
  • Section 3B Economic assistance coordinating council

Section 3B. There shall be an economic assistance coordinating council, established within the Massachusetts office of business development. Said council shall consist of: the director of business and technology or his designee who shall serve as co-chairperson; the director of housing and community development or his designee who shall serve as co-chairperson; the director of career services, or his designee; the secretary of labor and workforce development, or his designee; a representative of MOBD designated by the director of business and technology; the deputy director of business and technology having oversight responsibility of the office of business and technology or his designee; the president of the Commonwealth Corporation or his designee; and seven members to be appointed by the governor, one of whom shall be from the western region of the commonwealth, one of whom shall be from the central region of the commonwealth, one of whom shall be from the eastern region of the commonwealth, one of whom shall be from the southeastern region of the commonwealth, one of whom shall be from Cape Cod or the islands, one of whom shall be a representative of a higher educational institution within the commonwealth and one of whom shall be from the Merrimack valley, all of whom shall have expertise in issues pertaining to training, business relocation and inner-city and rural development, and all of whom shall be knowledgeable in public policy and international and state economic and industrial trends. Each member appointed by the governor shall serve at the pleasure of the governor. Said council shall adopt bylaws to govern its affairs.