Committees, Boards, Commissions

Standing Committees of the Common Council

Appointments to these four committees are made by the Mayor on or before May 1 of each year, subject to confirmation by the common council. The Mayor appoints every alderperson to at least one standing committee. The standing committees meet back-to-back on the second Monday of the month.

Board of Public Works

  • Mayor Mike Wiza, Keely Fishler, Chris Tiffany, Mary Kneebone, Shaun Morrow, Ginger Keymer, Dean Shuda

Finance Committee

  • Marc Christianson (Chairperson), Shaun Morrow (Vice-Chairperson),Lara Broderick, David Shorr, Dean Shuda

Personnel Committee

  • David Shorr (Vice-Chairperson), Lara Broderick, Sam Lang, David Plaisance, Allison Birr

Public Policy & General Government Committee

  • Keely Fishler (Chairperson), Ginger Keymer (Vice Chairperson), Sam Lang, David Plaisance, Mary Kneebone

Other Boards & Commissions

The City of Stevens Point Common Council has the legal responsibility to carry out decisions that affect the welfare of the entire community. However, nearly 25 boards and commissions play a significant role in the process of deciding which issues go in front of the Common Council. 

The Optional Power Board of Police and Fire Commissioners has powers, duties, functions, and authorities under Section 62.13 of the Wis. State statutes

Police & Fire Commission Administrative Policies

Police & Fire Commission Members

  • Thomas J. Zenner
  • Joseph Kirschling
  • Jerry Moore 
  • Robert Ostrowski
  • Denise Mrozek 
  • Ald. Mary Kneebone  (City Council Liaison) 

Serve Your Community

If you are an eligible voter who resides in the City of Stevens Point, please consider using your dedication, vision, experience, and enthusiasm by serving on one or more boards and commissions. Appointments are typically made in April or May, but vacancies vary, so please feel free to apply at any time, even if a board or commission that interests you does not currently have an opening, When a position becomes available, you may be considered for it.