Membership of commission
(1) The Pain Management Commission shall consist of 19 members as follows:
(a) Seventeen members shall be appointed by the Director of the Oregon Health Authority. Prior to making appointments, the director shall request and consider recommendations from individuals and public and private agencies and organizations with experience or a demonstrated interest in pain management issues, including but not limited to:
(A) Physicians licensed under ORS chapter 677 or organizations representing physicians;
(B) Nurses licensed under ORS chapter 678 or organizations representing nurses;
(D) Physician assistants licensed under ORS chapter 677 or organizations representing physician assistants;
(E) Chiropractic physicians licensed under ORS chapter 684 or organizations representing chiropractic physicians;
(F) Naturopaths licensed under ORS chapter 685 or organizations representing naturopaths;
(G) Clinical social workers licensed under ORS 675.530 (License) or organizations representing clinical social workers;
(H) Acupuncturists licensed under ORS 677.759 (License required);
(I) Pharmacists licensed under ORS chapter 689;
(J) Palliative care professionals or organizations representing palliative care professionals;
(K) Mental health professionals or organizations representing mental health professionals;
(L) Health care consumers or organizations representing health care consumers;
(M) Hospitals and health plans or organizations representing hospitals and health plans;
(N) Patients or advocacy groups representing patients;
(O) Dentists licensed under ORS chapter 679;
(R) Members of the public.
(b) Two members shall be members of a legislative committee with jurisdiction over human services issues, one appointed by the President of the Senate and one appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Both members shall be nonvoting, ex officio members of the commission.
(2) The term of office of each member is four years, but a member serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority. Before the expiration of the term of a member, the appointing authority 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 appointing authority shall make an appointment to become immediately effective for the unexpired term.
(3) Members of the commission are not entitled to compensation or reimbursement for expenses and serve as volunteers on the commission. [Formerly 409.520]
Note: See note under 413.570 (Pain Management Commission).
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