Qualifications of Commissioners
(1)For purposes of this rule:
(a)A “beef producer” is a person who raises, breeds, or grows cattle or calves for beef production within the state.
(b)A “dairy producer” is a person engaged in the production, on a dairy farm, of fluid milk.
(c)A “handler” is a person actively engaged in the processing, slaughtering, handling or marketing of cattle.
(2)Members of the Oregon Beef Council will have the following qualifications, which will continue during the term of office of the member:
(a)Two members of the Council will be dairy producers;
(b)Three members of the Council will be beef producers;
(c)One member of the Council will be actively engaged in the business of feeding cattle and usually operating a feedlot;
(d)One member of the Council will be a handler;
(e)one member of the Council will be a member of the public with an active interest in the positive economic development, production and/or marketing of the commodity, but who is not associated with the production or handling of cattle or fluid milk.
(3)Each Commissioner, other than the public member, will:
(a)Be a citizen of the United States;
(b)Be a bona fide resident of Oregon;
(c)Have demonstrated through membership in organization(s) representing the production or business of the commodity, or through public service, an active interest in the development of the beef industry in Oregon;
(d)Have been, for at least five years, actively engaged in and derived a substantial portion of income from the type of production or business that the member will represent on the council.
Rule 605-030-0020 — Qualifications of Commissioners,