Automatic Data Processing

Department of Information Technology

Co-Directors:  Allen Keener and Al Vontorcik

Opera House


Department of Information Technology

Opera House
211 Main Street
Chardon, Ohio 44024
Direct Line:
(440) 279-1630
(440) 285-2222,
(440) 564-7131,
(440) 834-1856,
Extension 1630
(440) 286-4359


Help Desk

Direct Line:
(440) 286-4357
(440) 285-2222,
(440) 564-7131,
(440) 834-1856,
Extension HELP or 4357
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Automatic Data Processing Board Members

Charles E. Walder
Auditor and Chief Administrator
Dorothy Stange
Board of Elections Deputy Director
Deborah Reiter
Board of Elections Director
Denise Kaminski
Clerk of Courts
Joseph Cattell
James Flaiz
Sharon Gingerich
Scott A. Hildenbrand
Christopher Hitchcock

Mission Statement

Provide the highest level of technology in the most effective and efficient manner in the most realistic timeframe for the most reasonable cost. Advising agencies of new technologies, deploying equipment in a timely fashion, coordinating procurement, system implementation, and maintenance. Finally, playing a key role in your business process attempting to improve competitiveness, efficiency, and communications.

The Primary Functions the Department of Information Technology Serves

  • Software Development

    The software development team is responsible for maintaining in-house software applications. The Department of Information Technology develops software customized to the needs of the end users. The software development team also advises and supports the purchase of software. In addition, the programmers develop and maintain web applications and web pages for the Geauga County website ( and intranet site.

  • System Support

    The system support team handles the day-to-day operation in the data center such as system maintenance, back-ups, and batch processing for approximately forty different county agencies. The Department of Information Technology administers and supports local area networks (LAN). In addition, the department connects wide area network (WAN) to the county offices located at 470 Center Street and to the offices located at the Ravenwood/Merritt Road area. The team also advises the purchase of hardware, and installs, connects, and maintains the equipment on the countywide network. Hosting and administering servers in the data center is another function. Last, the software support team manages and supports a help desk for all computer related problems in the mainframe and PC environments. The services provided by the the Department of Information Technology provide data sharing and resource compatibility for centralizing county computing services.