The commission, by a rule approved by a majority of the nonpublic members appointed under subsection (1) of this section, may create not more than two additional voting member positions on the commission. A person appointed to a commission position created under this subsection must be a representative of the wheat industry. The director shall appoint members to any positions created under this subsection for a term of two years. A person may not serve a total of more than four terms as a member appointed under this subsection. Notwithstanding any term of appointment, a member position created under this section may be eliminated by a rule approved by a majority of the nonpublic board members appointed under subsection (1) of this section.
In making appointments of voting members to the commission the director:
Shall make all applications by qualified persons available to wheat grower organizations for review and ranking; and
Prior to making appointments, shall take into consideration rankings and any recommendations made by wheat grower organizations.
The director, or a duly authorized representative of the director, and the Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences of Oregon State University, or a duly authorized representative of the dean, shall be nonvoting members of the commission. [Amended by 1959 c.596 §35; 1977 c.198 §26; 1995 c.79 §315; 2003 c.604 §§88,89; 2009 c.193 §§5,6]