ORS 458.558¹
Commission membership

(1) The members of the Oregon Volunteers Commission for Voluntary Action and Service must be citizens of this state who have a proven commitment to community service and who have a demonstrated interest in fostering and nurturing citizen involvement as a strategy for strengthening communities and promoting the ethic of service in all sectors of this state.

(2) The Governor shall appoint as members of the commission at least one of each of the following:

(a) An individual with experience in educational, training and development needs of youth, particularly disadvantaged youth.

(b) An individual with experience in promoting involvement of older adults in service and volunteerism.

(c) A representative of community-based agencies or organizations within this state.

(d) The Superintendent of Public Instruction or designee.

(e) A representative of local governments in this state.

(f) A representative of local labor unions in this state.

(g) A representative of business.

(h) A person at least 16, but not more than 25, years of age who is a participant or supervisor in a national service program.

(i) A representative of a national service program described in 42 U.S.C. 12572(a).

(3) In addition to appointing members under subsection (2) of this section, the Governor may appoint as members individuals from the following groups:

(a) Educators.

(b) Experts in the delivery of human, educational, environmental or public safety services to communities and individuals.

(c) Members of Native American tribes.

(d) At-risk youths who are out of school.

(e) Entities that receive assistance under the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973 (42 U.S.C. 4950 et seq.).

(4) In making appointments of members described in subsections (2) and (3) of this section, the Governor shall ensure that:

(a) No more than 50 percent of the appointed members are from the same political party; and

(b) No more than 25 percent of the appointed members are state employees. [2001 c.848 §3; 2005 c.29 §2]

Note: See note under 458.555 (Oregon Volunteers Commission for Voluntary Action and Service).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 458—Housing and Community Services Programs; Individual Development Accounts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors458.­pdf (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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