[371K-5] Advisory council for community services; composition and compensation. (a) There is established within the office of community services, the advisory council for community services, herein referred to as council, except as otherwise indicated. The council shall be composed of twelve members appointed by the governor subject to section 26-34, except as provided in this section. Members shall have had training, experience, or special knowledge concerning human services programs. Of the twelve members:

(1) Four members shall be representatives of client groups served by the office of community services which shall include: one member from the client group previously served by the progressive neighborhood program; one member from the client group previously served by the Hawaii office of economic opportunity; one member from the client group previously served by the refugee resettlement program; and one member from the client group previously served by the state immigrant services center;

(2) Two members shall be representatives of private organizations which are engaged in the planning or delivery of human services; and

(3) Six members shall be from the general public, at least one representative from each county, provided that not more than three shall be from Oahu.

(b) Members of the council shall serve without compensation but shall be reimbursed for expenses, including travel expenses, necessary for performance of their duties. [L 1985, c 305, pt of 1]