18. Notwithstanding section 3 of this Act, the first Bureau shall be composed of the following persons :
(1) six directors appointed by the Office des professions du Québec and chosen from among the persons who, on 22 August 2001, are directors of the Association professionnelle des géologues et des géophysiciens du Québec ; they are deemed to be elected directors ;
(2) two directors appointed by the Office des professions du Québec, in accordance with the first paragraph of section 78 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26) ;
(3) a president elected by secret ballot by the directors referred to in subparagraph 1 and chosen from among their number.
The president and the directors referred to in subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph shall remain in office until the first election of the members of the Bureau held in accordance with the provisions of the Professional Code.