Personnel Board


The personnel board established by the Brunswick Town Charter shall assist in the hiring, promotional, and disciplinary processes of the police and fire departments as outlined in Article XVIII of the Personnel Ordinance. The board shall also act as an appeals board for disciplinary actions involving non-union employees as outlined in Article XI of the Personnel Ordinance. The board shall represent the public interest in the improvement of personnel administration in the town service.


Five (5) regular members and two (2) alternate members. 


  • William Locke, Chair
  • Shaun Hogan
  • Dale King
  • Russell Wrede

Meeting Schedule

No set schedule. Meets on an as needed basis.

Committee Responsibilities

The personnel board shall provide for an oral examination in such form as to test the abilities and aptitudes of candidates for the duties to be performed for Patrol Officers and Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT). The personnel board shall hold appeal hearings as outlined in Article XI of the Personnel Ordinance.

Committee Staff

Jody Durisko, Human Resources Director

Annual Reporting

The Personnel Board will present to the Town Council on an annual basis.

Next Scheduled Reporting: September 16, 2023

Additional Information

For more details about the board or to obtain information on becoming a member, please contact the Town Manager's Office at 207-725-6653.

Link to Town Charter establishing Personnel Board.