(1) Committees of the Whole. The board of trustees shall act as a committee of the whole for the conduct of its business.
(2) Special Committees. Special committees may be appointed by the chair of the board upon authority of the board with such powers and duties as the board may determine, provided that no special committee shall act for more than one year from the date of appointment, and shall be considered discharged upon the expiration of said year, unless specifically authorized by the board of trustees at the time of their appointment, or from year to year, to act for a longer period.
(3) Standing Committees. Committees shall be activated as necessary to meet the needs of the board. Membership on committees shall be for a one-year term and shall be by appointment of the chair. The committees shall have such powers and duties as the board may determine.
(4) Ad Hoc Committees. The chair may also appoint ad hoc committees of the board with its concurrence. These committees shall have such powers and duties as the chair may determine.