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 hold their next Regular Session Board Meeting on May 3, 2017 at 7:00 pm at Philomath City Hall, 980 Applegate St., Philomath.

A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the Philomath Fire & Rescue District, Benton County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018, will be held at the Oregon Department of Forestry, 24533 Alsea Hwy, Philomath, OR 97370.   The meeting will take place on May 18, 2017 at 6:00 pm. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive comment from the public on the budget. This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place.  Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee. A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after May 8, 2017 at Philomath Fire & Rescue, 1035 Main Street, Philomath, OR 97370, between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.  

Board Members

Name, Position & Term Expiration

  • Tom Ries President June 2017
  • Joe Brier Vice President June 2017
  • Rick Brand Treasurer June 2018
  • Ruth Jacobs June 2017
  • Kevin Sullivan Member June 2018

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 2017
  • 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