Merit System


To review operation of the County employee merit system and recommend policies for its operation. Also, hears and decides appeals and disciplinary actions.


  • The County Executive appoints this 5-member commission.
  • Commissioners must be Jackson County residents, and they shall not hold any other public or political office.
  • Commissioners must be in sympathy with the merit system of public employment.
  • No more than 3 commissioners can be from the same political party.
Member Appointed Term Expires
Kirk H. Doan Feb. 27, 2019 Dec. 31, 2022
Rosie Johnson Feb. 23, 2015 Dec. 31, 2019
Venessa J. Maxwell-Lopez Feb. 13, 2017 Dec. 31, 2020
Michelle K. Dupin Jan. 3, 2018 Dec. 31, 2021
Virginia D. Evans March 11, 2013 Dec. 31, 2021