13B.03.01.06

.06 Maryland Instructor Certification Review Board.

A. The Maryland Higher Education Commission, through the Maryland Fire-Rescue Education and Training Commission, has established, under its authority, standards for certification of emergency services instructors.

B. The process for issuing certificates under these standards is the responsibility of the Maryland Instructor Certification Review Board (MICRB).

C. The MICRB is a unit within the University System of Maryland.

D. The MICRB consists of five members appointed, effective July 1, for a 2-year term by the Chancellor of the University System of Maryland as follows:

(1) In even numbered years, one member recommended by the:

(a) Maryland Fire-Rescue Education and Training Commission, and

(b) Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems;

(2) In odd numbered years, one member recommended by the:

(a) Maryland Council of Fire and Rescue Academies,

(b) Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute, and

(c) Maryland State Firemen's Association.

E. Members appointed to the MICRB shall serve until such time as a successor has been appointed.

F. The Chancellor of the University System of Maryland shall designate the chairman from among the appointees to the MICRB. The chairman shall serve at the pleasure of the Chancellor of the University System of Maryland.

G. Each constituent organization shall also recommend an alternate representative to be appointed by the Chancellor of the University System of Maryland to serve in the absence of the regular member.

H. The MICRB, through the Chancellor of the University System of Maryland, shall report to the MFRETC and the MHEC at least annually on the status of the instructor certification system.