Jeffrey A. Eldreth, Chairman


Jared A. Phillip, Vice Chairman


Thomas E. Calcei, Trustee


Lori Calcei, Fiscal Officer
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History of Elected Officials

Suffield was founded in 1802 as Peasetown. On April 6, 1818, residents met and changed the name to Suffield Township and elected three trustees and one township clerk. Records from then until the later 1800's were sketchy and nearly impossible to find. From at least 1868 to 1896, trustees, clerks, treasurers and constables were elected, usually in March, for one year terms that began in April. In 1886, the term of office for trustee changed to three years, but other elected offices remained a one-year term. At some point, perhaps 1922, the trustee terms went to four years, and the clerk's terms have followed suit.

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Trustee Facts

Suffield Township is governed by a three-member board of trustees, who are elected in November of odd-numbered years to a four-year term beginning on the following January 1. There is also an elected township fiscal officer, who serves a four-year term beginning on April 1 of the year after the election, which is held in November of the year before the presidential election.

Trustee meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.  The first meeting is at 7:00 PM in January, February, March, November & December and at 8:00 PM in April through October.  The second meeting is at 7:00 AM every month.  Both are in the Suffield Community Room, 1256 Waterloo Road. They are open to the public.