Caroline Luhta

Concord Township Board of Trustees

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 was past president of the Board of Trustees for 20 years. 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.

(440) 352-3228
Paul Malchesky

Paul Malchesky

Concord Township Board of Trustees

Paul R. Malchesky is currently serving in his fourth term as Trustee. Paul is a Managing Partner at the law firm of Cannon, Aveni & Malchesky Co., L.P.A. in Painesville. He is currently President of the Lake County Bar Association (2018-2019), sits as Acting Judge for Painesville Municipal Court and serves as legal counsel for several government and non-profit entities, including Laketran, Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers and Harpersfield Township. Paul formerly served as a Legal Advisor for the Riverside High School Mock Trial Team and Riverside Local School District Superintendent’s Business Advisory Council, Lake Catholic Business Advisory Committee, Lake County Grand Jury Foreman and was the former Chairman of Lake County Bar Grievance Committee. Paul was appointed to the Morley Library Board of Trustees in 2013 for a six year term and helped establish, and is currently the chairman of, the Lake County East Council of Governments. He is an active member of the community and serves as a CYO coach for various sports. 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.

(440) 487-3812

Carl Dondorfer

Concord Township Board of Trustees

Carl H. Dondorfer was appointed as a Concord Township Trustee on April 8, 2019. Carl is a 12 year resident of Concord Township. He attended St. Gabriel School and St. Joseph’s High School. Carl graduated from Bowling Green State University with a BA in Political Science. Carl has a sincere passion for public service and has served the residents of Concord Township over the past 25 years in his role as Captain of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. He is currently serving as a Lieutenant with the Ranger Department for Lake Metroparks and is also an Eagle Scout. Carl is married to Alyson and they have two children, Mallory and Carley.

(440) 376-7534
Amy Dawson

Amy Dawson

Concord Township Fiscal Officer

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 and her husband Bob have lived in Concord Township since 1995 (Bob has lived here since 1973). After graduating from The University of Cincinnati, her sons Alec and Ross are currently serving in the United States Air Force on active duty.

(440) 354-7516


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

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General Inquiries

Spring Fireside Chat

The Trustees Spring 2019 Fireside Chat edition is now available for viewing. The following topics are discussed:

Fire Department:

  • 1375 Push In Ceremony and Fire Station Open House – April 13, 2019
  • Fire Department history
  • Facilities and staffing update
  • Firefighter safety and health
  • Fire alarm and suppression systems
  • Fire Department community programs
  • Concord Township Fire Station Facility Study

Recreation Department:

  • 55+ Group meets first and third Wednesday of each month
  • Spring events
  • Summer concert series begins June 13, 2019
  • Concord Community Day is August 10, 2019

Road Programs:

  • Jason and Christian Avenues will be resurfaced beginning April 15th
  • Road repairs in the Quail Hollow subdivision
  • Partnering with Painesville Township on an asphalt repair program

To access current and past Fireside Chat videos as well as PSA videos, refer to the Township’s YouTube Channel by selecting the icon located at the top of the website.

Spring Fireside Chat