* 1. There is hereby created within the executive department a council on professional career opportunity consisting of eleven members as follows: the commissioner of education, the commissioner of health, the chancellor of the state university of New York, the chancellor of the city university of New York, and the president of the higher education services corporation or their designees under written designation; and six additional members to be appointed by the governor, including two members appointed upon the recommendation of the temporary president of the senate and two members appointed upon the recommendation of the speaker of the assembly. The council shall include at least one representative of an independent institution of higher education. Due consideration shall be given to the appointment of members recognized for their expertise in the fields of education and minority group issues. The governor shall designate one of the appointive members as chairperson to serve as such at the pleasure of the governor. The council shall terminate March thirty-first, two thousand three. * NB State council terminated 3/31/2003 2. The council shall meet once each annual quarter and as frequently as its business may require. The appointed members of the council shall be reimbursed for their reasonable and necessary traveling and other expenses incurred in the performance of their official duties. No additional compensation for services rendered pursuant to this chapter shall be received by members of the council.