Wayne Township Trustee Office Building

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The Wayne Township Board consists of three members, who were re-elected by the voters of the Township in November 2014. Members are Board Chair, Tony Henry; Finance Chair, Bruce Stier; and Secretary, Pat Turner.

The Board members serve four-year terms and are the legislative body of the Township. As the legislative body, the Board adopts and oversees the Township budget, sets tax rates and approves salaries for Township employees. The Board also serves in an advisory capacity to the Trustee regarding Township business. 

The Board normally meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. at the Township Office, 320 East Superior Street. Meeting agendas, as well as notices, are posted in advance on the door of the Township office and are available at the meeting. The public is welcome to attend Board meetings, and comments are entertained at the close of the meeting. Wayne Township adheres to the Indiana Open Door Law regarding public meetings.

BOARD Chair, tony henry

Tony Henry

Tony Henry currently serves as the Chairman of the Wayne Township Board. Along with his board service he works at St. Mary's Catholic Church assisting folks who come to the church in need of help. Mr. Henry graduated from St. Louis University with a BA in Philosophy and Fine Arts and later received his Master’s Degree in Education from Catholic University of America. You may also recognize Tony as the owner of Deer Park, the hotspot for Irish fun in Fort Wayne. He is the fifth of seventeen children, the son of social worker and well-known community activist the late Jerome Henry. Mr. Henry has served on several non-profit boards including the East Wayne Street Center, Miss Virginia Mission House and the Hungry Hill Fraternity Foundation.

  Board finance chair, bruce stier

Bruce Stier

Bruce Stier, current Board Finance Chair, is a lifelong resident of Fort Wayne. He graduated from Bishop Luers HS and received his Bachelor of Arts in History at Indiana-Purdue University. He graduated from John Marshall Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1977. Mr. Stier practices law in downtown Fort Wayne and devotes his practice to elder care, probate, estate planning and Medicaid matters. Mr. Stier is a frequent radio talk show speaker and guest editorial writer on public policy concerns in the area of economic and fiscal policy as well as elder care issues. He serves as attorney for the Fort Wayne Hospital Authority and formerly served as Associate City Attorney for the City of Fort Wayne. He belongs to the Allen County Bar Association, the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, and he is a member of the NAACP. Bruce is also a long-standing member of the Churchill Centre (formerly the International Churchill Society), and he formerly served on the Red Cross Health Services Committee and the St. Mary's Parish Council.

BOARD secretary, patricia turner

Pat Turner

Currently serving as Wayne Township Board Secretary, Pat Turner is also a lifelong resident of Fort Wayne having attended Central High School and then earning her degree from Indiana University- Purdue University of Fort Wayne. She is an alumna of Leadership Fort Wayne, and has many years of experience in non-profit organization management. Ms Turner has been active in all levels of the local community, including serving as a board member of the Fort Wayne African American Cancer Alliance, the Urban Enterprise Association, and president of the LaRez Neighborhood Association. Her community service is focused on raising people up in their personal finances and in their physical health through her work with Pathfinder Community Connections and the Indiana Tobacco Quitline.