There is established within the Health Licensing Office the Board of Athletic Trainers, consisting of five members appointed by the Governor. In making appointments to the board, the Governor shall take into consideration nominations received from professional organizations of athletic trainers that are based in Oregon.
Of the membership of the Board of Athletic Trainers:
All members must be residents of this state.
Three members must be athletic trainers who have practiced continuously in this state for the three years prior to the date of appointment.
One member must be a member of the general public who is not an athletic trainer.
One member must be a physician licensed under ORS chapter 677.
The term of office of each member of the board is four years, but a member serves at the pleasure of the Governor. Vacancies shall be filled by the Governor by appointment for the unexpired term. A member shall hold the member’s office until the appointment and qualification of a successor. A member is eligible for reappointment. If a person serves two consecutive full terms, a period of at least four years must elapse before the person is again eligible for appointment to serve on the board.