2011 ORS § 526.625¹
Effect of failure to maintain qualification
  • removal of member

(1) The State Forester shall immediately declare the office of any member of the board of directors of the Oregon Forest Resources Institute vacant whenever the member becomes a resident of another state or is unable to perform the duties of office. In addition, the State Forester shall immediately declare the office of any member of the board who represents producers vacant if the member ceases to be an active producer in the state.

(2) The State Forester may remove any member of the board of directors for inefficiency, neglect of duty or misconduct in office, but not until after a public hearing thereon and service upon such member of a copy of the charges together with a notice of the time and place of such hearing. Service shall be made not less than 10 days prior to the hearing. At the hearing the member shall be given an opportunity to be heard in person or by counsel and shall be permitted to present evidence to answer the charges and explain the facts alleged. [1991 c.949 §8; 2003 c.423 §5]