Rodney ‘Rod’ Kaffenbarger
German Township is one of the ten townships of Clark County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 7,336 people in the township, 7,012 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township. The township covers approximately 34 square miles. It is one of five German Townships in the state of Ohio.
The 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. Two are elected in the year after the presidential election and one is elected in the year before it. 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. Vacancies in the fiscal officership or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.