OAR 647-015-0020
Qualifications of Commissioners


For purposes of this rule:


“Producer” means a person growing or producing within this state or procuring within the state, its rivers or the offshore waters, but not the Columbia River, for commercial handling within the state, a commodity for market, or receiving a share thereof as landowner, landlord, tenant, sharecropper, boat skipper or otherwise. A producer must have paid the commission assessment on the commodity in each of the preceding three calendar years.


“Handler” means any producer, processor, distributor or other person engaged in handling or marketing of or dealing in the commodity, whether as owner, agent, employee, broker or otherwise. A handler must have collected the Commission assessment, if any, each of the preceding three calendar years.


“Commission” means the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission.


Members of the Commission will have the following qualifications, which will continue during the term of office of the member:


No more than one member of the Commission will be a member of the public with an active interest in the positive economic development, production and marketing of the commodity, but who is not associated with the production or handling of the six processed vegetables subject to the Commission assessment;


A majority of the Commission members will be producers;


No more than two Commission members will be a handler;


All Commission members who are not a handler or the public member will be producers.


Commission members who are producers will be appointed based on the commodity or commodities they produce with an effort made to have at least one commissioner represent each commodity that is subject to the commission assessment.

Source: Rule 647-015-0020 — Qualifications of Commissioners, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=647-015-0020.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 647-015-0020’s source at or​.us