Personnel Board

The Town of McCandless is seeking applicants for two positions on the Personnel Board. These are two new positions on the board, which is expanding from three members to five members. One position expires December 31, 2023 and the other expires December 31, 2024.

To apply, fill out the application (fillable PDF) and e-mail it to or mail/hand-deliver it to Town of McCandless, 9955 Grubbs Road, Wexford, PA 15090. A majority vote by Town Council will lead to appointment.

The deadline to apply for these positions is Friday, May 13 at 5 p.m.

The Town of McCandless Personnel Board is made up of three qualified electors of the Town, appointed by Council, to serve overlapping three-year terms. Council may also appoint two alternate members to the board.

The Personnel Board has the following powers and duties to: solicit and evaluate all applicants for the police force (except for the Chief of Police), make a listing of eligible police applicants with numerical rating scores, conduct hearings requested on higher forms of employee, provide such other advice and assistance as may be requested, at any time, by Council or the Town Manager and perform such other functions and duties as may be provided for in the Personnel Code. Experience in human resources is helpful, but not required.

Board Members

NameTitleTerm ExpiresAppointed
Amy T. Wehrspann


Dec. 31, 2021

Dec. 17, 2018

Matthew W. Shipley

Vice Chair

Dec. 31, 2023

Dec. 14, 2020

Brian Sullivan


Dec. 31, 2022

Aug. 23, 2021

Matthew Lucas


Dec. 31, 2022

Nov. 25, 2019

Mark LaPorte


Dec. 31, 2023

Dec. 14, 2020

Carolyn L. Schweiger

Town Council liaison

Jan. 8, 2024

Jan. 3, 2022

Jack Casey

Alternate Council liaison

Jan. 8, 2024

April 25, 2022