Wayne Township Trustee Office Building

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TOWNSHIP BOARD

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, Bruce Stier; Finance Chair, Pat Turner; and Secretary, Tony Henry.

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, Bruce Stier

Bruce Stier

Bruce Stier is a lifelong resident of Fort Wayne. He graduated from Bishop Luers High School 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 much of 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). He has also served on the Red Cross Health Services Committee and the St. Mary's Parish Council. He is married to Ms. Jorrelyn Stier. The Stiers share a mutual interest in travel and in physical fitness. Mr. Stier's many friends will confirm that he is an admitted political junkie.


  Board finance chair, pat turner

Pat Turner

As a lifelong resident of Fort Wayne, Pat Turner attended Central High School and graduated from IPFW with a degree in General Studies. She is also a graduate of Leadership Fort Wayne.

Ms. Turner is employed as an Independent Contractor Project Coordinator for Pathfinder Community Connections and the Fort Wayne African American Cancer Alliance. Before working as an Independent Contractor, Ms. Turner worked for over 25 years in Project Director positions in the Employment and Human Services arenas. Chair Turner is a strong believer in giving back to the community. She serves as President of LaRez Neighborhood Association and as a Board member of the Fort Wayne African American Cancer Alliance, the Urban Enterprise Association and Hope House. In her spare time Ms. Turner loves to travel and spend time with family and friends.

 

 

BOARD secretary, tony henry

 

Tony Henry

Anthony (Tony) Henry serves as the Finance Chair of the Wayne Township Board. He is employed at St. Mary's Catholic Church working primarily as a social worker. He holds a B.A. Degree from St. Louis University in Philosophy and Fine Arts and a Masters Degree in Education from Catholic University of America. Mr Henry is married to Susan Henry and has two step-children. He also is the owner of Deer Park. In addition to his duties with Wayne Township, Mr. Henry serves as a board member of East Wayne Street Center, Miss Virginia Mission House and The Hungry Hill Fraternity Foundation. He is the fifth of seventeen children, the son of social worker and well-known community activist the late Jerome Henry, and is the brother of Mayor Tom Henry. Board Member Henry is an ex-Marine and a former Franciscan friar. Mr. Henry enjoys Irish music, theology and political discourse, as well as exercise.