Munson Township

Welcome to Munson Township

Geauga County, Ohio

Munson Township - Geauga County, Ohio

Trustees and Fiscal Officer

Andrew J. Bushman, present term ends December 31, 2021.

Andrew Bushman - Chairman

Andy Bushman first took office on January 3, 2006. He resides on Fowlers Mill Road with his wife Nancy and is a lifelong resident of Munson Township.  Andy has been active with the Boy Scouts and served on the Munson Township Park Board and Zoning Commission prior to his election. He works in the finance department at Progressive Insurance. Andy is the township's representative to the Geauga Safety Council, alternate to the Chagrin River Watershed Partners, and liaison for Munson to the Munson Fire Department.  Contact Andy at (440) 669-2483 or (440) 286-3916 or abushman@munsontwp.com.

Jim McCaskey,  present term ends December 31, 2021.

Jim McCaskey

Jim McCaskey has been a Munson Township resident for almost his entire life.  Jim is a 1981 Chardon High School graduate who went on to receive a double Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Production & Biology from Wilmington College in 1985. He has served on the Auburn Career Center Advisory Board and is former President of the Ohio Landscape Association. Jim is a local business owner who has been heavily involved in the community through Chardon Rotary, St. Mary Church and with softball, as a coach and supporter. Mr. McCaskey currently serves on the Kent State Geauga Advisory Board, The Great Geauga County Fair Board, and is on the Board of Directors for Middlefield Bank along with being the liaison for Munson to the Sheriff's Department and Geauga County Engineer.

Jim and his wife Ronda reside on Thwing Road where they raised 3 children. They are now the proud grandparents of 3 granddaughters. Ronda is a NICU nurse at UH Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital. Their son Tim (Krystel) works alongside Jim as Production Manager at McCaskey Landscape & Design, daughter Caitlyn (Mark) is an ICU Nurse at Hillcrest Hospital, and daughter Nicole is in her final year at BGSU in Special Education. The entire McCaskey family has been involved in Munson Township and Geauga County in many different capacities throughout the years. You can reach Jim at (216) 789-1436 or jmccaskey@munsontwp.com

 

Irene H. McMullen,  Chairman, present term ends December 31, 2023.

Irene McMullenIrene lives with her family, sheep, chickens, cats and dogs, on Sherman Road. Irene received her B.S. from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY and a J.D. from the S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo. She started her career with the US Navy working on the AEGIS weapon system.  She is honored to serve the residents of Munson Township.  Please call anytime with your comments and suggestions.  She also serves, part-time, as an Impartial Hearing Officer on issues relating to education. 

Irene and her husband, Dan, have two children. Benjamin just moved back to NE Ohio recently and Karoline works in technology strategy. Irene is an avid volunteer, especially for organizations relating to the welfare of children and her church. Irene McMullen is serving in her third term, having been originally appointed on March 10, 2009. Irene is the township's representative to the Clean Ohio Local Agricultural Easement Purchase Program (LAEPP), which provides funding to farmers for placing an agricultural easement on their farms, Chagrin River Watershed Partners, NOPEC and the Western Reserve Land Conservancy, and Alternate to the Health Advisory District Advisory Council. She also served on the Geauga County Senior Living Solutions Committee. She has been very active in receiving private and public grants for the township, to enhance our community, while stretching our tax dollars.  Please feel free to contact her at (440) 796-6825 or imcmullen@munsontwp.com.  


Todd Ray, Fiscal Officer

The Ray family moved to Munson in 1965, where he and his five siblings grew up. Todd and his wife Mary have raised four children in the township, and have been active in the community for many years. Many residents recall that Todd served as a Munson Trustee for 16 years, from 1998 through 2013. He is happy to return to township government, to work to keep Munson on track in all its fiscal matters.

The fiscal officer is responsible for keeping accurate records of all accounts, transactions and proceedings of the township. This includes payroll, accounts payable, budgets, appropriations, investments, and financial reporting. Mr. Ray also transcribes the minutes of the Trustees meetings and is the prevailing wage coordinator for township projects. Because the fiscal officer is held accountable for how funds are spent, he also provides oversight for township contracts and proceedings.

Residents are welcome to stop in or to contact the fiscal office with questions or concerns. You may contact Todd at (440) 286-9312 or trray@munsontwp.com.

 



 

Munson Township • 12210 Auburn Road • Chardon, Ohio • 44024-9454 
Township Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9am – 3pm
  Phone:  440.286.9255 • Fax: 440.286.1180
munson@munsontwp.com  

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