Engelberth Named Candidate For Assessor

Susan D. EngelberthSusan D. Engelberth, North Webster, has announced her candidacy for Kosciusko County Assessor in the primary election.

The county native is a graduate of Wawasee High School and her husband, Eric, works in sales, service and repair at a local family owned business. The couple has three children, Matthew, Emily and Ryan and eight grandchildren.

Engelberth is active in her church and she and her husband are members of Gideons International.

She started her assessing career with the Tippecanoe Township Assessor’s office in 1999 as a real estate and personal property deputy. She was named chief deputy in 2004. In May of 2007 she transferred to the Wayne Township Assessor’s office and in July 2008 she was hired by the county assessor’s office as a real estate deputy. She has served as chief deputy since June 2012. She is also a member of International Association of Assessing Officers.

Along with 15 years experience, she has continued her education, receiving level I, II and III assessor-appraiser certifications and completed courses required for those certifications including: fundamentals of real property appraisal, income approach to valuation, fundamentals of mass appraisal, assessment administration and uniform standards of professional appraisal practice, meeting the state’s legal requirements for the assessor’s position.

  • David Owens

    She has my vote. We need more people like Susan running for public office.