2011 ORS § 348.510¹
Oregon Student Access Commission
  • term
  • vacancy
  • confirmation
  • qualifications

(1) There is created an Oregon Student Access Commission consisting of seven members, appointed by the Governor.

(2) The term of office of a member of the commission is four years, except that the term for a student member shall be two years, and, after confirmation of the appointment by the Senate, the member shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor. Before the expiration of the term of a member, the Governor shall appoint a successor to succeed the member whose term is expiring. A successor appointed for a full term shall assume commission member duties on July 1 following the appointment. A member is eligible for reappointment. A student member is limited to reappointment to one two-year term. In case of a vacancy on the commission for any cause, except where the vacancy is caused by the normal expiration of a members term, the Governor shall make an appointment to become immediately effective for the unexpired term.

(3) The appointment of a member of the commission is subject to confirmation by the Senate in the manner provided in ORS 171.562 (Procedures for confirmation) and 171.565 (Vote required for confirmation).

(4) Two members of the commission shall be students at institutions of higher education or community colleges in Oregon at the time of appointment, with the duly organized and recognized entities of student government at each institution of higher education or community college submitting the name of one student to the Governor to assist the Governor in making the appointments. Other members of the commission shall be residents of this state chosen for their knowledge of and interest in education, but these other members shall not be persons employed by any institution of higher education or community college located in the state. [Formerly 351.635; 1967 c.430 §3; 1969 c.695 §5; 1975 c.151 §1; 1977 c.725 §7; 1985 c.565 §61; 1995 c.120 §1; 1999 c.704 §1; 2011 c.637 §170a]