2017 ORS 570.770¹
Invasive Species Council
  • membership
  • terms

(1) The Invasive Species Council is established within the State Department of Agriculture. The council shall consist of 18 members. The State Invasive Species Coordinator appointed under ORS 570.780 (Invasive Species Coordinator) is a nonvoting ex officio member of the council. The following persons are voting ex officio members of the council:

(a) The Director of Agriculture or a designated representative.

(b) The president of Portland State University or a designated representative.

(c) The State Fish and Wildlife Director or a designated representative.

(d) The administrative head of the Sea Grant College of Oregon State University or a designated representative.

(e) The State Forester or a designated representative.

(f) The Director of the Department of Environmental Quality or a designated representative.

(g) The State Marine Director or a designated representative.

(2) The voting ex officio members of the council described in subsection (1) of this section shall collectively appoint 10 voting members to the council.

(3) The term of office of each appointed voting member is two years, but an appointed voting member serves at the pleasure of the voting ex officio members of the council. Before the expiration of a term, the voting ex officio members of the council shall appoint a successor whose term begins on January 1 next following. An appointed voting member may not serve more than two successive terms on the council. If there is a vacancy in an appointed voting member position for any cause, the voting ex officio members of the council shall make an appointment to become immediately effective for the unexpired term.

(4) In making appointments to the council, the voting ex officio members of the council shall endeavor to appoint persons representative of the geographic, cultural and economic diversity of this state. The voting ex officio members of the council may give consideration to nominations submitted by federal and state agencies, local governments, universities, industry and other groups having an interest in invasive species.

(5) A voting appointed member of the council is not entitled to compensation under ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions). A member of the council is not entitled to reimbursement for expenses. At the discretion of the council, council members may be reimbursed from funds available to the council for actual and necessary travel and other expenses incurred by members of the council in the performance of their official duties, subject to the limits described in ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions). [Formerly 561.687; 2013 c.181 §1; 2015 c.486 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 570—Plant Pest Control; Invasive Species, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors570.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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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