Section: Provisions applicable to group contracts
2. a. There is hereby established in, but not of, the Department of Community Affairs the "New Home Warranty Security Fund Board of Trustees." The duties of the board shall include, but shall not be limited to, monitoring, reporting and making recommendations to the commissioner on the financial soundness, premium structure, reinsurance adequacy and administrative efficiency of the new home warranty security fund and, when appropriate, the distribution of surplus reserves to the owners of enrolled homes. The board shall not make any determination regarding the payment of specific claims by the commissioner pursuant to section 7 of P.L.1977, c.467 (C.46:3B-7).
b. The board shall consist of five trustees to be appointed by the commissioner. One trustee shall represent the home buying public; one shall represent the New Jersey Builders Association; one shall be a certified public accountant licensed to practice in New Jersey; one shall be an attorney-at-law who is a member in good standing of the New Jersey bar; and one shall be a representative of the insurance industry.
c. Each trustee shall be appointed for a four-year term; however, among the trustees first appointed, one shall be appointed for a term of one year, two shall be appointed for a term of two years, one shall be appointed for a term of three years and one shall be appointed for a term of four years. The trustees shall annually select a chairperson from among themselves. The commissioner may reappoint a trustee. The commissioner may remove a trustee for cause.
d. Trustees shall serve without compensation, but may be reimbursed for expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.
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