(a) There is established a Board of Professional Counseling to consist of 5 members appointed by the Mayor.
(b) The Board shall regulate the practices of professional counseling, professional art therapy, and addiction counseling.
(c) Members of the Board shall serve a 3-year term. Of the members first appointed to the Board, one member shall be appointed to a one-year term, 2 members shall be appointed to a 2-year term, and 2 members shall be appointed to a 3-year term.
(d) Of the members of the Board, 2 shall be professional counselors licensed in the District, one shall be an educator engaged in teaching counseling, one shall be a professional art therapist, one shall be a consumer member, and one shall have at least 5 years of experience in the field of addiction counseling.