The Committee shall be composed of 15 voting members and two ex officio members as follows:
1.The chairs of planning district commissions for Planning Districts 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7,or in the discretion of a chairman, his designee, who shall be a current elected official serving on such commission;
2. Four members of the House of Delegates, each of whom resides in Planning District 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7, to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Delegates. None of the four members shall
live in the same planning district;
3. Three members of the Senate, each of whom resides in Planning District 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7, to be appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules. None of the three members shall live in the same planning district;
4. The three members of the Board representing the Bristol, Salem, and Staunton highway construction districts; and
5. The Commissioner of Highways and the Director of the Department of Rail and PublicTransportation shall serve ex officio with nonvoting privileges .
E. The Committee shall elect a chairman and vice-chairman from among its membership.A majority of the members shall constitute a quorum.