State Administration of Education

ORS 326.021
State Board of Education membership


The State Board of Education shall consist of:


The State Treasurer, or the designee of the State Treasurer;


The Secretary of State, or the designee of the Secretary of State; and


Seven members, appointed by the Governor for a term of four years beginning July 1 of the year of appointment, subject to confirmation by the Senate in the manner provided in ORS 171.562 (Procedures for confirmation) and 171.565 (Vote required for confirmation). A person appointed under this paragraph may not be appointed to serve consecutively more than two full terms as a board member.


In making appointments under subsection (1) of this section, the Governor shall select from residents of Oregon one member from each congressional district and two members from the state at large. One appointed member from the state at large must be engaged in teaching as a licensed teacher in this state.


The Governor may remove appointed members of the State Board of Education for cause at any time after notice and public hearing.


The State Treasurer and the Secretary of State, or the designee of the State Treasurer or Secretary of State, are nonvoting, ex officio members of the board. [1965 c.100 §3 (enacted in lieu of 326.060); 1969 c.695 §4; 1971 c.485 §1; 1985 c.565 §56; 1993 c.45 §2; 2009 c.446 §1; 2013 c.624 §§87,88; 2015 c.774 §§12,42; 2019 c.404 §§1,2]


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