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:
Ira McCullough - Chair Sept. 6, 2020
Rayana Mariland - Vice Chair Sept. 6, 2020
LaCoya Shelton June 30, 2023
Stanley Mucha June 30, 2019
Joseph Connor June 30, 2019
Harry Grove June 30, 2019
Valerie Serrano Sept. 6, 2020