Business Enterprise Program

​Business Enterprise Mission

The mission of the Business Enterprise Program is to promote independence by providing business opportunities in food concessions to legally blind Oregonians.
 

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.

 

Staff Members 

Business Enterprise Program Director
Eric Morris

eric.morris@state.or.us
971-673-1607

Business Development Specialist
Art Marshall
art.marshall@state.or.us
971-673-1588
 
Operations Specialist
Thomas Pileggi
thomas.pileggi@state.or.us
503-551-4516
 
Training Specialist
Kathy Ewing
kathy.ewing@state.or.us
971-673-1575
 
Executive Support Specialist
Kat Peace
katherine.peace@state.or.us
971-673-1596
 
 

Useful Links

Click here for audio and text files of BE Elected Committee Meetings​, as well as 2017 rule-making meeting files.

 

Business Enterprise Permanent Rules

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