165.12. Each of the committees shall be composed of five members appointed by the Office as follows:
(1) a committee chair, chosen from among the members of the Office, for the unexpired portion of his or her term as a member of the Office;
(2) a secretary, chosen from among the staff of the Office, for a term not exceeding four years ; and
(3) three persons who are neither members nor staff members of the Office, for a term not exceeding four years.
The Comité d’officialisation linguistique shall include at least two French linguistics specialists and the Comité de suivi de la situation linguistique shall include at least two demography or sociolinguistics specialists.
At the expiry of their terms, committee members shall remain in office until they are replaced or reappointed.