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 meeting on Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 at noon, held at Station 201, 1035 Main St, Philomath, OR.

Philomath Fire & Rescue is now accepting applications for an interim appointment to the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is a Special District government and meets once per month. This will fill a term ending June 30, 2019. Applications can be found online at or can be requested by email to Applications must be received by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, March 14th, 2018.


Board Meeting Documents

2017 - 2018 Budget







Board Members

Name, Position & Term Expiration

  • Tom Ries President June 2021
  • Joe Brier Vice President June 2021
  • Rick Brand Treasurer June 2019
  • Ruth Jacobs June 2021
  • Kevin Sullivan Member 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