2007 ORS 346.097¹
  • terms
  • compensation and expenses

(1) There is established a Board of Directors of the Oregon School for the Blind, consisting of seven members of whom at least three are persons who are blind. The members shall be appointed by the Governor as follows:

(a) One member who has attended the Oregon School for the Blind or was a staff person at the school;

(b) One member who is a professional with experience working with regional programs for persons who are blind;

(c) One member of the business community;

(d) One member who is a parent of a child who is blind;

(e) One member who serves on the Commission for the Blind or who is a staff person of the commission; and

(f) Two members who represent consumer groups that focus on issues relating to persons who are blind.

(2) The term of office of each member is four years, but a member serves at the pleasure of the Governor. Before the expiration of the term of a member, the Governor shall appoint a successor whose term begins on July 1 next following. A member is eligible for reappointment. If there is a vacancy for any cause, the Governor shall make an appointment to become immediately effective for the unexpired term.

(3) A member of the board is not entitled to compensation but may be reimbursed for expenses as provided in ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions). [2007 c.858 §52]

Note: Section 53, chapter 858, Oregon Laws 2007, provides:

Sec. 53. (1) The Board of Directors of the Oregon School for the Blind shall be appointed within 60 days of the effective date of this 2007 Act [July 31, 2007].

(2) Notwithstanding the term of office specified by section 52 [346.097 (Membership)] of this 2007 Act, of the members first appointed to the board:

(a) One shall serve for a term ending July 1, 2008.

(b) Two shall serve for terms ending July 1, 2009.

(c) Two shall serve for terms ending July 1, 2010.

(d) Two shall serve for terms ending July 1, 2011. [2007 c.858 §53]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 346—Programs for Persons Who Are Blind or Deaf, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­346.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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