2015 ORS § 261.415¹
Vacancy in office of director

(1) The office of director shall be considered vacant:

(a) Upon the failure of the person elected or appointed to the office to qualify for it not later than 30 days after the time the term of office commences;

(b) Upon the occurrence of any event listed in ORS 236.010 (Causes for vacancies in office); or

(c) Upon the incumbents absence from meetings of the board for 60 days without the consent of the board and upon the declaration by the board of the vacancy.

(2) Vacancies in the office of director occurring between elections shall be filled by the remaining members of the board, but when a vacancy exists for 30 days, or if the office is considered or declared vacant under subsection (1)(a) or (b) of this section, the Governor may fill the vacancy.

(3) Any person appointed to fill such vacancy by the board or the Governor shall hold office until the next general election and until a successor is elected and qualified. [Amended by 1959 c.142 §1; 1969 c.669 §4; 1989 c.503 §31; 2003 c.14 §128]