1. Why are you running for this office?
I have dedicated fourteen years of my life to this office and want to continue serving the county in this new capacity. I have a vision for the future of this office and am excited to be working towards having a more accessible recorder/auditor’s office.
2. Where are you from?
I was born in California, raised here in Lincoln County, and graduated from Lincoln County High School in 2002.
3. Local family?
Matthew Elmer is my husband; together we have two children. We are happy to be raising our children surrounded by family that include grandparents (Dave and Louise Carlson and Gary and April Elmer), not to mention aunts, uncles, and cousins, all here in Lincoln County.
4. What do you think are your qualifications?
I understand and have been abiding by all of the policies and statutes that govern this office since 2004. I am proficient at staying in compliance with external auditors and the department of taxation and knowing what they require for proper auditing and budget administration. Fourteen years of experience and knowledge of the finer intricacies for both the recording and auditing portions of this office are the qualifications that I bring to this position.
5. Have you served in this office or a similar capacity before?
Yes, I have been serving as a deputy recorder/auditor since 2004.
6. What do you think are major issues facing Lincoln County that you would try to work on?
I want to make certain that our taxpayers understand that they have access to their public records through the county website. Other subjects that I would like to contend with are budgeting issues and concerns, inventory and asset tracking, and I would like to work more closely with the various advisory boards within the county.
7. Why do you think you are a better choice than your opponent?
I offer experience and familiarity with policies and governing Nevada Revised Statute’s, as well as public and confidential records, and government accounting accuracy. I will provide software proficiency and a seamless transition without the taxpayers having to pay for additional training or education for their new elected official on the very first day in office.
8. Further comments
This is not a politically motivated office. I am a working taxpayer just like you. I am not a politician. Political affiliation has no bearing on anyone’s ability to perform the duties of recorder/auditor. I bring fourteen years of knowledge and experience to the recorder/auditor’s office and require no costly training to step into this position on January 1.
I look forward to continuing to serve you, the residents of Lincoln County.