(BEDFORD) – Jessica Staggs is seeking election for Lawrence County Auditor.
Staggs is a lifelong resident of Lawrence County and currently a resident of Oolitic. She is a 2005 graduate of Bedford North Lawrence High School and she completed her Associates Degree in Office Administration at Ivy Tech Community College.
Staggs is married to Jared Staggs and they have two sons, Colton and Carter. Her career in the public sector began in 2008 when she was hired as the Town of Oolitic’s Utility Clerk.
In 2014, Staggs was appointed as Clerk-Treasurer to fill a vacancy of the former treasurer. She was then elected in 2015 and again in 2019 for her current term. She says she is thankful for her years with the Town of Oolitic because she has gained valuable knowledge and experience that she feels will help her transition into the auditor position if elected.
Some areas of experience she mentions include processing payroll, preparing and adhering budgets, processing accounts payable and receivable, and serving as human resources to the town council as well as other department heads.
Staggs says that it will always be her priority to treat taxpayers with respect and kindness. She would be honored if given the opportunity to serve the people of Lawrence County.