Personnel Appeals Board

The Personnel Appeals Board serves as a neutral body to review disciplinary actions of classified City employees, which actions consist of suspensions without pay of more than 24 hours, demotions, or terminations and to assure that adequate procedural safeguards were provided related to such discipline.

The board consists of seven members who are appointed by the Mayor and City Council to staggered three-year terms.The board meets in City Hall within 14 calendar days of an appeal filed pursuant to Chapter 3 of the Surprise Municipal Code and otherwise as necessary.

For more information about the Personnel Appeals Board, please contact  623.222.3232 or
Commission Members:
Term Expires:
LaCoya Shelton June 30, 2023
James Conner June 30, 2023
Harry Grove June 30, 2023
Eric Lochner Sept. 06, 2024
Thomas Russell June 30, 2023
Mitchell Friedlander June 30, 2024