W. Va. Code § 18B-1-6
The following standing boards, committees or councils shall be maintained at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. Such boards, committees or councils may be either administrative or advisory.
Administrative boards, committees or councils may take certain actions without approval of an administrator or administrative unit as long as those actions fall within the defined authority of the board, committee or council.
The actions of advisory boards, committees or councils are subject to approval by the administrator or administrative unit to whom they report.
Information concerning the purpose, composition, and conduct of boards, committees or councils listed in this policy may be found in applicable WVSOM policies, procedures, and/or handbooks.