JASPER – Dubois County Assessor Angela (Angie) Giesler of Jasper has sought re-election subject to the Republican primary election in May.
Giesler was elected in 2018. She previously served as an assistant assessor for 12 years and an assistant auditor for seven years in Dubois County. Before coming to work for the county, she was employed by the German American Bank for 18 years.
County assessors must meet state certification requirements. Giesler fulfilled these requirements by completing all of the courses necessary to become an Indiana Level III Certified Appraiser in 2012. She earned her Level I and Level II certifications in 2007. Since 2007, she has completed more than 300 hours of continuing education to maintain their certificates.
“I have demonstrated the ability to manage the office efficiently and professionally to ensure that Dubois County meets statutory deadlines to move the budget process forward. Funding for all county departments is dependent on certification by the office of the appraiser of market value assessments in a timely manner for annual tax billings to be made,” she said in a press release announcing her candidacy.
“My previous work experience, Indiana Level III Appraiser Certification, and knowledge of county government provide me with the skills to do the job that Dubois County and the State of Indiana require. of the evaluator.”
Giesler graduated from Northeast Dubois High School and attended Indiana University. She is a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, St. Anne’s Society, Daughters of Isabella, Indiana County Assessors Association, International Association of Assessing Officers, Committee County Tax Abatement Board and is a former member of the Dubois County Property Assessment Board. calls.
She and her husband Jeffrey E. Giesle have two children, Leah (Christopher) Birk and Dane Giesler, and two granddaughters. She is the daughter of the late Urban and Rita Clare (Merkel) Seng. His in-laws are the late Sylvester and Irene (Theising) Giesler.
“I know the importance of hard work, dedication and respect. These are traits that were instilled in me very early in life. I will continue to use these qualities to ensure that the Assessor’s Office operates in a fair, efficient and timely manner. »
“I would be honored to continue my service in Dubois County as an assessor. The support I have received in the past is greatly appreciated and I ask for your vote in this year’s election.