§5B-2I-3. Office of Secretary of Department of Tourism.
(a) The Secretary of the Department of Tourism is the chief executive officer of the department. The Governor shall appoint the secretary, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, for the term for which the Governor is elected, and the secretary shall serve at the will and pleasure of the Governor. Any reference in this code to the “Executive Director” or “Commissioner” of the West Virginia Tourism Office means the Secretary of the Department of Tourism. As used in this article, “secretary” means the Secretary of the Department of Tourism.