The law requires that the Sexual Offenders Assessment Board (SOAB) be comprised of psychiatrists, psychologists, and criminal justice professionals, all experts in the evaluation and treatment of sexual offenders. The SOAB members are appointed to four-year terms by the Governor. During the most recent reporting period, the SOAB had a total panel complement of 76 members. The SOAB is administered by an Executive Director, and supported by an administrative staff and a team of investigators. The SOAB is housed under the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole by statute for support services.