Personnel Board


  • Meets as necessary


  • Bethany Lord
    Term: May 21, 2021 to  May 20, 2025
  • Chris May
    Term: February 18, 2022 to February 17, 2026
  • Gunnar Pedersen
    Term: November 8, 2019 to November 7, 2023
  • Michael Bernard - Alternate Member
    Term: November 8, 2019 to November 7, 2023
  • Rachel Depo - City Liaison, Legal Department

The members of the board serve four-year terms.


The Personnel Board advises the Mayor, Board of Aldermen, and the Director of Human Resources and Administrative Services on all problems concerning personnel administration. It makes investigations concerning the administration of personnel in the municipal service and reports its findings, and hears appeals in cases of employee suspension, demotion, or removal.

Join the Board 

If you are interested in an appointment to a citizen board or commission, please complete the Commission Vacancy Application.

Complete the application online or download the application (PDF).