63.4. Following an agreement with the Minister, the regional council shall appoint a public health director.
The Minister may require that a person representing the Minister participate in the process of selection of the public health director.
The public health director must be a physician trained in community health care and shall be appointed for a term of not more than four years.
The public health director may remain in office at the expiry of his term until he is replaced or reappointed by the regional council, if there has been an agreement to that effect between the Minister and the regional council.