Wayne Township Fire Department Merit Commission

The purpose of the Merit Commission is to establish the processes for selection, promotion, performance review, serious discipline, demotion, and/or dismissal of sworn firefighters and to provide review and oversight of those processes. The Fire Chief assigns administrative staff as appropriate to provide liaison between the Fire Department, Township Board and the Merit Commission.

Merit Commission President


Merit Commission Vice President

Karen Burke

Merit Commission Secretary

Brandi Bannon

Merit Commission Member

Mark Scutchfield

Merit Commission Member


The Wayne Township Merit Commission holds regular open meetings at the Wayne Township Fire Department training building, 6450 West Ohio Street.  Below are links to the meeting calendar and the minutes of past meetings.

Merit Commission Meetings

The 2023 meeting dates are:

  • January 4
  • February 8
  • March 1
  • April 5
  • May 3
  • June 7
  • July 12
  • August 2
  • September 6
  • October 4
  • November 1
  • December 6

Merit Commission Meeting Minutes


Click the link below to go to the meeting minutes mage. Minutes of the merit commission meetings will be uploaded as soon as possible after each meeting.

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