Merit System Board

The five-member board assists by making recommendations to the City Manager regarding the administration of the City's Personnel Rules.

Meets at call of Human Resources Director.

Call 480-782-2353 for information.

The Merit System Board conducts appeal hearings involving dismissal, suspension, or demotion of regular employees as provided by these rules, and reviews amendments and changes to these rules and, upon request of the City Manager, submits recommendations, investigates and makes recommendations on any other matter of personnel policy.



Requirements: 5 members/5 alternates (3 yr term); must be qualified electors.

The term of each member shall be for three (3) years, and each member shall serve until his/her successor is appointed and qualified. Any vacancy in office during the term shall be filled by the Mayor with approval of the Council for the unexpired term.


Members (5) Term Expires
Chris Love 05-01-2023
Breck Cook 05-01-2023
Amanda Steele 05-01-2024
Lon Miller 05-01-2024
Bill Crawford 05-01-2025
Alternate Members (5)  
Bill Dahlberg 05-01-2023
Juan Te Sharron Dailey 05-01-2025
Daniel Pote 05-01-2023
Dan Hull 05-01-2023
Eduarda Schroder 05-01-2025

Staff Liaison
Rae Lynn Nielsen, Director, Human Resources Division


Established by City Charter Section 4.02 Bylaws (adopted 11-07-2013)

Online Application To Serve on Boards and Commission

If you have any questions, call the City Clerk's Office at 480-782-2181.