Township Government»Elected Officials

PAUL R. MALCHESKY is currently serving in his third term as Trustee.  Paul is a Partner at the law firm of Cannon, Aveni & Malchesky Co., L.P.A. in Painesville.  He serves as legal counsel to Laketran and is on the Morley Library Board of Trustees.  He formerly served as a Legal Advisor for the Riverside High School Mock Trial Team an d Riverside Local School District Superintendent’s Business Advisory Council and also served as a Lake County Grand Jury Foreman.  Paul helped establish, and is currently the chairman of, the Lake County East Council of Governments.  Paul also sits as Acting Judge for Painesville Municipal Court and is legal advisor for several government entities.  Paul is a graduate of Lake Catholic High School, Cleveland State University and Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.  He and his wife, Betty Jo, are raising their children, Emma and Dan, in the same neighborhood where he grew up.  You can contact Paul via phone at (440) 357-5537, Ext. 3031 or (440) 487-3812 or, if you prefer to contact him by email at:


CHRISTOPHER A. GALLOWAY is currently serving in his third term as Trustee.  He is senior partner with his firm Red State Strategies, LLC. and represents Concord on the Concord Township-City of Painesville Joint Economic Development District (JEDD) Board.  Prior to becoming a Trustee, Chris served on the Lake County Planning Commission as an alternate for County Commissioners Ray Sines.  Additionally, he  worked with the Citizens Advisory Committee of the Concord Comprehensive Plan update in 2003 and 2004.  Chris is active in the Ohio Township Association, where he serves on the executive committee of CLOUT (Coalition of Large Ohio Urban Townships).  Chris received his B.A. from Ohio University, where he double-majored in History and Political Science.  He has one daughter, Brittany.  You can contact Chris via email at or by telephone at (440) 749-1439.

CAROLINE  N. LUHTA is currently serving her seventh term as Trustee. Connie is a 49-year resident of the southeast quadrant of Concord Township, where this licensed pilot operates Concord Air Park, which was established by her late husband, Adolph. She is a member of the Lake County Farm Bureau and volunteers at the International Women’s Air & Space Museum at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland where she is president of the Board of Trustees.  In addition to being honored as the 2016 Lake County Republican Party’s Woman of the Year for her significant impact on the quality of life in Lake County, in May 2016 she was inducted in to the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame for her lifetime achievements and contributions to her community. Connie has a B.A. in Chemistry from Ohio Wesleyan University and a B.S. in Business Administration from Lake Erie College. Connie has one daughter, Kathy, and two stepchildren.  You can contact Connie via email at or by phone at (440) 352-3228.


AMY L. DAWSON was elected fiscal officer of Concord Township on November 3, 2009.  When she isn’t managing the township’s finances at Town Hall, she can be found at the Kirtland Public Library, where she serves as their fiscal officer. Before her election, Amy was Concord’s assistant fiscal officer for more than four years. She brought more than twenty years of financial experience to her position. She graduated from Leadership Lake County in 1999 and has been an active volunteer in the community.  Amy is a sustaining member of the Western Reserve Junior Service League.  She has a B.S. in Business Administration from John Carroll University.  Amy, her husband Bob, and their children Alec and Ross have lived in Concord Township since 1995.



Paul R. Malchesky
Concord Township Board of Trustees
440-357-5537  Ext 3031

Christopher A. Galloway
Concord Township Board of Trustees

Connie N. Luhta 
Fiscal Officer Pro Tempore
Concord Township Board of Trustees

Amy L. Dawson
Fiscal Officer


The Trustees and Fiscal Officer meet the first and third Wednesday of the month to conduct Township business.  These meetings are televised on the Government Channel of your cable company. 

Time Warner Cable
Channel 96.2

AT&T U-verse
Channel 99


Upcoming Meetings

Trustee Office Hours
12/20/2017 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Trustee Meeting
12/20/2017 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM