2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-3507. Board of Regents of Oklahoma Colleges - Appointment and terms of members - Eligibility - Vacancies.

Universal Citation: 70 OK Stat § 70-3507 (2018)

(a) The Board of Regents of Oklahoma Colleges created by Article XIII-B, Oklahoma Constitution, shall consist of nine (9) members appointed by the Governor by and with the consent of the Senate. Provided, that persons now serving on such Board shall be members of and shall continue to serve on the Board for the terms for which they were appointed. Not more than two members of the Board shall be from any one profession, vocation or occupation. Appointments shall be to numbered positions on the Board, and the terms of members of the Board shall be, as follows:

(1) Position No. 1. The term of office of one member shall expire on the 10th day of June, 1966, and each nine (9) years thereafter, and he shall be a resident of one of the following counties: Blaine, Kingfisher, Canadian, Caddo, Grady, Comanche, Stephens, Jefferson or Cotton.

(2) Position No. 2. The term of office of one member shall expire on the 10th day of June, 1967, and each nine (9) years thereafter, and he shall be a resident of one of the following counties: Ottawa, Delaware, Craig, Mayes, Nowata, Rogers, Washington, Tulsa, Pawnee or Osage.

(3) Position No. 3. The term of office of one member shall expire on the 10th day of June, 1968, and each nine (9) years thereafter, and he shall be a resident of one of the following counties: Ellis, Dewey, Roger Mills, Custer, Beckham, Washita, Kiowa, Greer, Jackson, Harmon or Tillman.

(4) Position No. 4. The term of office of one member shall expire on the 10th day of June, 1970, and each nine (9) years thereafter, and he shall be a resident of one of the following counties: Adair, Sequoyah, Cherokee, Wagoner, Muskogee, Haskell, McIntosh or Okmulgee.

(5) Position No. 5. The term of office of one member shall expire on the 10th day of June, 1971, and each nine (9) years thereafter, and he shall be a resident of one of the following counties: Creek, Lincoln, Okfuskee, Seminole, Pottawatomie, Pontotoc, Hughes, Johnston or Coal.

(6) Position No. 6. The term of office of one member shall expire on the 10th day of June, 1972, and each nine (9) years thereafter, and he shall be a resident of one of the following counties: Cimarron, Texas, Beaver, Harper, Woodward, Woods, Major, Alfalfa, Grant, Garfield, Kay or Noble.

(7) Position No. 7. The term of office of one member shall expire on the 10th day of June, 1973, and each nine (9) years thereafter, and he shall be a resident of one of the following counties: LeFlore, Latimer, Pittsburg, Atoka, Pushmataha, McCurtain, Choctaw, Bryan, Marshall, Carter or Love.

(8) Position No. 8. The term of office of one member shall expire on the 10th day of June, 1974, and each nine (9) years thereafter, and he shall be a resident of one of the following counties: Logan, Oklahoma, Cleveland, McClain, Garvin, Murray or Payne.

(9) Position No. 9. One member shall be the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, who shall serve as such member during his tenure as State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

(b) The successor of a member of the Board shall be appointed within ninety (90) days after the term of such member expires; and any vacancy in an appointive position on the Board shall be filled by the Governor by and with the consent of the Senate for the unexpired term within ninety (90) days after the vacancy occurs.

(c) No member of the Board shall be employed upon any work to be performed in connection with institutions under its jurisdiction, nor shall any member of said Board enter into any contract or business transaction involving a financial consideration with institutions under its jurisdiction.

Laws 1965, c. 396, § 507.

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