Philomath Fire & Rescue Board of Directors

The Board of Directors meet on the first Monday of each month to discuss the business of the District. The public is welcome to attend these meetings. If not listed below, please contact the fire station at 541.360.0030 to obtain the time and location of the next meeting.

The Philomath Fire & Rescue Board of Directors will be meeting in Executive Session on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at noon at Philomath Fire & Rescue, 1035 Main St., Philomath, Oregon, under ORS 192.660(2)(d) To conduct deliberations with person you have designated to carry on labor negotiations. Questions, call 541-360-0030.

A public meeting of the Philomath Fire & Rescue Board will be held on June 5th, 2018 at Noon at Philomath Fire & Rescue, 1035 Main Street, Philomath, Oregon. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 as approved by the Philomath Fire & Rescue Budget Committee.  A summary of the budget is presented below. A copy of the budget may be inspected or obtained at 1035 Main Street, Philomath, Oregon, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. or online at This budget is for an annual budget period. This budget was prepared on a basis of accounting that is the same as the preceding year.  

Immediately following the Budget hearing, the Board of Directors will meet in Regular Session. Topics of discussion include negotiations, debt services payment, and the 2nd reading of the Volunteer Incentive and Attendance Standard. Questions, call 541-360-0030.

Board Members

Name, Position & Term Expiration

  • Joe Brier President June 2021
  • Rick Brand Treasurer June 2019
  • Ruth Jacobs June 2021
  • Kevin Sullivan Vice President June 2019
  • Robyn Jones June 2019

Civil Service Commission

The Civil Service Commission for Philomath Fire & Rescue is made up of three Commissioners appointed by the Board of Directors to three year terms. 

Name, Original Appointment & Term Expiration

  • Tom Plant June 2007 August 2020
  • Michael Sage September 2011 August 2018
  • Van Hunsaker April 2017 August 2019

Budget Committee

Name, Original Appointment & Term Expiration

  • Ted Erdmann - May 2011 March 2020
  • Larry Sleeman - March 2015 March 2018
  • Peter Finn - May 2009 March 2018
  • Anton Grube - April 2017March 2018
  • Joseph Sullivan - April 2017 March 2018