Policy Committee Appointments
(1)This rule applies to policy committee appointments for members who do not serve on a policy committee by virtue of their position on the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training.
(a)“Board” means the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training.
(b)“Department” means the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training.
(c)“Interest Form” means an application for consideration submitted by a person expressing interest in serving on a policy committee.
(3)Applying for an Appointment to a Policy Committee.
(a)An interest form must be submitted to the Department in order to be considered for an appointment to a policy committee.
(b)Any interested person may submit a completed interest form to the Department in order to apply for an appointment to a policy committee.
(c)Interest forms are available on the Department’s website or from the Department upon request.
(d)Completed interest forms will be kept on file for a period of two years for future consideration. Interest forms will be destroyed after two years have elapsed from the date the form was received by the Department.
(e)The Department will acknowledge receipt of each completed interest form.
(4)Applicants may be subject to a background investigation to verify the person’s fitness to serve on a policy committee. Pursuant to ORS 236.030 (Persons ineligible for office because of membership in certain organizations), no policy committee member subject to this rule may be a member of, or affiliated with, any organization that teaches or advocates the disruption of state or federal government.
(a)A vacancy exists when a policy committee member subject to this rule completes the term for that position; resigns; becomes incapacitated, or is otherwise incapable of performing the duties of a member; has been removed from the appointment for just cause; is not reappointed; is no longer employed in the position that the appointment represents; or is no longer affiliated with the association or organization that the appointment represents.
(b)Any vacancy subject to this rule will be filled in the same manner as an initial appointment.
(c)Unless otherwise defined by section (8), the Department will work in consultation with the employer, association or organization that the vacancy represents, as defined by ORS 181A.375 (Policy committees), to identify a replacement member. The employer’s, association’s or organization’s recommendation will be forwarded to the Board chair for consideration and recommendation to the full Board.
(6)The Board’s decisions regarding an appointment to a policy committee are final and are not subject to appeal.
(7)The chairperson of the board may remove an appointed member for just cause.
(8)Appointments to a Policy Committee for Vacancies Not Representing an Employer, Association or Organization as Defined in ORS 181A.375 (Policy committees).
(a)Appointment of a Public Member to a Policy Committee. Upon a vacancy, all interest forms and background information will be submitted to the Board chair for consideration. The Board chair will make a recommendation for appointment to the full Board for approval.
(b)Appointment of a Private Security Provider or Private Investigator to the Private Security Policy Committee (PSIPC). Upon a vacancy, all interest forms and background information will be submitted to the PSIPC chair and vice-chair for consideration. The PSIPC chair and vice-chair will make a recommendation for appointment to the full Board for approval.
Rule 259-006-0005 — Policy Committee Appointments,