Public Safety Fire Personnel Retirement Board

The five-member board reviews all new or transferred Fire Department employees into the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System and reports terminations from the system as required by State Statutes.

Retirement requests and survivor benefits are also reviewed by the Board, as well as appeal hearings filed by Fire employee members for the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System in the event there is a disagreement over the application of rules or regulation of the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System.

Meetings held on an as needed basis.
Call 782-2350 for information.

Requirements: must be a qualified elector and a resident for 1 year preceding Appointment A.R.S. 38-847.Appointments are for a four-year term.

Members (5) Term Expires
Bill Crawford
Merit Board Chairman
Jim Roxburgh
Citizen Member
Darren Nissen
Fire Member
Carlos Vargas
Fire Member
Derek Horn
Chairperson/Mayor's Designee
Rae Lynn Nielsen, HR Director - Secretary
Personnel Member


PSPRS Fact Sheet

For your convenience, we have provided the PSPRS Fact Sheet, a two-page infographic presentation of highlights and key points from our 11 Year Pay-down plan for the City’s PSPRS Unfunded Liability.  The first page focuses on background that explains the factors that contributed to the Unfunded Liability and the second page focuses on the City of Chandler’s plan to correct the structural deficit and pay-down the Unfunded Liability by FY2025-26.