Police & Fire Pension Board


  • 5:30 p.m. Quarterly,  on the 4th Tuesday (January, April, July & October)

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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The Police and Fire Pension Board consists of 5 members appointed as follows:

  • 2 members from the general public are appointed by the City Commission
  • 2 members elected as follows:
    • 1 Police Department employee who is a member of the system
    • 1 Fire Department employee who is a member of the system
  • 1 member to be selected by the above 4 members and approved by a majority vote of all 4 board members
Board Member
Term Expires
Ernest Olivas Jr.October 2023
Sheryl Dickey (Board Appointed)October 2022
Joseph Filkowski (Fire Fighter)April 2024
James Wilson (Police)April 2024
Fitzgerald BudhooOctober 2023

Terms of office shall last 2 years.


  • Applicants must be a resident of Oakland Park and a registered voter of Broward County.
  • Employee members of the Board must be vested members of the Pension Plan.


To administer the Pension Plan for the City's Police Officers and Firefighters in accordance with the Code of Ordinances of the City of Oakland Park.



The authority of the Police and Fire Pension Board is outlined in Ordinance Section 9-66.