Civil Service Commission

The Civil Service Commission is a six member body that has three regular members and three alternative members. As part of the First Class Township Code, Pocono Township is required to have a Civil Service Commission. The Commission has the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Examine and interview all applicants for the Pocono Township Police Department and make hiring recommendations to the Board of Commissioners
  • Propose changes to the department Standard Operating Procedures to the Board of Commissioners
  • Make decisions on grievances brought to the Commission by the Police Union

Board Members

Name Title
Jerrod Belvin Alternate

Commissioners

NamePositionTerm Length Term Starting Term Ending
John Burns

Chairman

6 Years

1/27/2014

12/31/2019

Roland Cheesman

Member

6 Years

1/1/2016

12/31/2021

Donald Simpson

Member

4 Years

1/02/2018

12/31/23

Keith Meeker

Alternate

6 Years

6/16/2014

12/31/2019

Alternate

6 Years

3/5/2015

12/31/2019

Alternate

6 Years

1/7/2015

12/31/2019

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