Hocking Township​

Chuck Ressley - Fiscal Officer

Chuck has been the Fiscal Officer for Hocking Township since April 2014. He served on the Zoning Board of Commissions for 2 years. He has lived in Hocking Township for over 39 years and believes it is the best township in Ohio.

You may contact Chuck by calling (740) 681-9760

or by e-mail HockingTownship@yahoo.com



Gail Ellinger - Trustee

Gail is currently serving her fourth term as Hocking Township Trustee. She served on the Township Zoning Appeals Board for 5 years prior to being elected to the Board. Gail has lived in the township for 40 years. She grew up just north of Pleasantville on Musser Road, in Walnut Township. She has owned and operated a small Tack and Feed Shop for the last 25 years while working on their small family farm. Her job experiences have included, secretarial, accounting, payroll, office manager and a school bus driver. Gail has served as a volunteer through Amanda Clearcreek Schools and Fairfield County 4-H. Gail is married to Jim and have two children. Jessica enjoys spending her days with Mom taking care of the shop, farm, and township business. Judd is now teaching serving as intervention specialist at Fairfield Union School District. As a trustee, Gail has always believed in treating the citizens of Hocking Township in a fair way, by listening to their concerns and trying to make the best decisions for all concerned; while maintaining the rural character of the township and protecting property owner rights, updating the zoning to ensure this happens, maintaining safe roads, and making sure the residents feel they have a voice within our community. You may contact Gail by calling (740) 808-2523 or by email gailellinger@yahoo.com

Tim Claypool - Chairperson

Tim is currently serving his fourth term as Hocking Township Trustee. He served on on the Zoning Commission Board prior to being elected as Trustee. Tim is married to Nancy McPherson Claypool. He is a full time grain farmer with his brother, Dave, and nephew, Jason. Tim also served in the Ohio Air National Guard for 6 years. He is a graduate of Lancaster High School, class of 1969. Tim believes Hocking Township is a family oriented, farm community with beautiful landscapes and heritage to raise a family and live in.

You may contact Tim by calling (740) 808-0447

Email Tim tcfarms09@gmail.com

Steve Wolfe - Trustee

Steve is currently serving his third term as Hocking Township Trustee. He has lived in the township for 11 years. Steve enjoys working with the neighbors in the Township. He feels that Hocking Township is a place of refuge from the other communities and believes it is a great place to reside and raise a family. Steve and his wife Carla enjoys the peaceful living outside the city in Hocking Township. 

You may contact Steve by calling (740) 438-5125

Email Steve sncwolfe@gmail.com