405:10-1-3. Department of Libraries Board (a) The Oklahoma Department of Libraries Board consists of seven appointive members, and the Director of the Department, who is an ex-officio non-voting member and Secretary of the Board. Board members are appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate, one member of each from each Congressional District (as created by Title 14, Chapter 1, Section 1, Oklahoma Session Laws 1951) and one member-at-large.
(b) Among other powers and duties, the Board formulates the general policies of the Department in consultation with the Director, formulates standards for public and special libraries in consultation with the Director and staff and the Oklahoma Library Association, accredits public libraries and library systems, and approves the formation of library systems and library districts [65 O.S. Supp., §2-101 through 106].