Oregon Statutes - Chapter 284 - Organizations for Economic Development - Section 284.604 - Oregon Progress Board; members; terms; compensation.

(1) There is established an Oregon Progress Board consisting of the following members:

(a) The Governor;

(b) Nine members appointed by the Governor;

(c) One Senator appointed by the President of the Senate; and

(d) One Representative appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

(2)(a) The term of office of each member appointed by the Governor is four years. Before the expiration of the term of a member, the Governor shall appoint a successor whose term begins on January 31 next following. A member is eligible for reappointment.

(b) Each legislative member serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority and may serve as long as the member remains in the chamber of the Legislative Assembly from which the member was appointed.

(3)(a) A member of the Oregon Progress Board appointed by the Governor shall be entitled to compensation and expenses as provided in ORS 292.495.

(b) Members of the Legislative Assembly appointed to the Oregon Progress Board shall be entitled to an allowance as authorized in ORS 171.072 from funds appropriated to the Legislative Assembly.

(4) Of the members appointed by the Governor to the board, five shall be selected who are residents of different congressional districts in this state.

(5) Members appointed by the Governor to the Oregon Progress Board shall be appointed so as to be representative of the ethnic, cultural, social and economic diversity of the people of this state.

(6) Members appointed by the legislative appointing authority shall serve as the official liaisons to their respective chambers for the purposes described in ORS 284.622 and 284.628. [Formerly 285A.153]

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