21 NCAC 20 .0105 REFERENCES
(a) Five references are required to satisfy the Board of an applicant's professional experience and moral character. Three or more shall be practicing, registered foresters in North Carolina. No more than one of the practicing forester references shall be an employee of the same firm or agency as the applicant. No member of the Board shall act as a reference for any applicant for registration.
(b) If a majority of the references do not recommend approval, the Board shall reject the applicant.
(c) If two of the references do not recommend approval, the Board shall request more detailed input from all references to use in evaluating the applicant.
History Note: Authority G.S. 89B-6; 89B-9;
Eff. February 1, 1976;
Amended Eff. May 1, 1989; February 1, 1985;
Temporary Amendment Eff. March 1, 1999;
Amended Eff. August 1, 2000;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 16, 2014.