Business Enterprise Program

​Business Enterprise Mission

The mission of the Business Enterprise Program is to promote independence by providing quality business opportunities to legally blind Oregonians through superior customer satisfaction.

The Business Enterprise Program (BEP) is administered by the Oregon Commission for the Blind under the Randolph-Sheppard Vending Stand Act which covers federal properties and ORS 346.510 to 346.570. This state law provides that the Commission for the Blind shall operate vending facilities in or on any "public buildings or properties" defined as any building, land or other real property, owned, leased, or occupied by any department or agency of the State of Oregon.

Business Enterprise Program Director

Eric Morris

Business Development Specialist

Art Marshall

Operations Specialist

Thomas Pileggi

Training Specialist

Kathy Ewing

Executive Support Specialist

Mark Riesmeyer

Links to useful information:

Business Enterprise Program Permanent Rules (2017):

    Business Enterprise Program Rule-making Meetings

    October 23, 2017

    October 14, 2017

    August 29, 2017

    August 23, 2017

    August 16, 2017

    August 15, 2017

    August 14, 2017

    August 13, 2017

    August 12, 2017