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The three (3) members of the Merit Board make review and make recommendations concerning action related to the Personnel Rules. The City Personnel staff provides information and technical assistance to the Board as needed.

The Merit System Board has the following responsibility to review and make recommendations to the City Manager concerning the Personnel Rules.

Members of the Merit System Board must reside within the Mesa City limits and cannot simultaneously hold any other City office. The Merit System Board does not hold regularly scheduled meetings but meets as needed. Members are expected to attend all meetings of the Board unless otherwise excused. If a Board member is absent without excuse from three (3) or more consecutive meetings, the Mayor may remove this member from the Board and appoint another (subject to City Council approval) to serve the remainder of the term.
Members of the Merit System Board are appointed by the Mayor with approval of the City Council for staggered terms of three (3) years. Members cannot serve more than two (2) complete consecutive terms. However a person may be reappointed to the Board no sooner than three (3) years from the expiration of his/her preceding term.


Ms. Linee Ferguson
Term Expires: 06/30/2016

Michelle Reimann
Term Expires 6/30/2017

Ms. Jennifer Sandstrom
Term Expires 06/30/2015

Appointed for 3-year staggered terms.