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 April 3, 2017 at 7:00 pm at Philomath City Hall, 980 Applegate St., Philomath.

The Philomath Fire & Rescue Board of Directors and Budget Committee will be meeting May 18th at ODF, 24533 Alsea Hwy, Philomath, OR, at 6:00 pm to review the proposed budget for fiscal year 2017 - 2018.

We are accepting applications to fill our openings on the Civil Service Commission and the Budget Committee.

Members of the Civil Service Commission review personnel matters including wages and reviews. Members meet quarterly, on Tuesday evenings. If you would be interested in serving on the Commission, please complete the Civil Service application.

Budget Committee members review the annual proposed budget, ask questions, and work with the Fire District Board of Directors to get the annual budget approved. Budget Committee members typically only meet once, annually, in May. If you are interested in serving on the Budget Committee, please complete the application.

Board Meeting Documents

March 6, 2017 Board Minutes



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
  • Position Open

Budget Committee

Name, Original Appointment & Term Expiration

  • Ted Erdmann - May 2011 March 2017
  • Larry Sleeman - March 2015 March 2018
  • Peter Finn - May 2009 March 2018
  • Position Open
  • Position Open