Election: August 6th, Early Voting: July 17th-August 1st
Early Voting Schedule:
Robertson County Election Commission
Mon-Thurs: 8AM – 4:30PM
Fri: 8AM – 5PM
Sat: 8AM – 12PM
Chris Traughber is running for Re-election as Robertson County Assessor of Property
“Serving Robertson County in the Assessor’s Office has been an honor and a privilege. I have had the opportunity to meet and work with many of the citizens and believe that some of the finest people in the state live in our county. My hope is to continue to serve Robertson County to the best of my ability in the years to come and therefore would appreciate your vote and support in this election. Please consider voting for me on Thursday, August 6, 2020, or during early voting which runs from Friday July 17 until Saturday August 1, 2020. Thank you.” -Chris
Chris is a 1979 graduate of Jo Byrns High School and earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree from Austin Peay State University in 1984, majoring in Computer Science with a Business Administration concentration.
He went to work for the Robertson County Assessor’s office in 1984 as a Field Appraiser and was promoted to Chief Appraiser in 1991. In 2008 he was elected as the Robertson County Assessor of Property and continues to serve in that capacity.
In striving to serve the public to the very best of his ability, he has completed several courses sponsored by The International Association of Assessing Officers and by The State of Tennessee Division of Property Assessments. The courses include:
• Fundamentals of Real Property Appraisal
• Income Approach to Valuation
• Assessment Administration
• Assessment Ratio Studies
• Basic Mapping
• Advanced Mapping
• Laws and Essentials
• Personal Property Appraisal
As Assessor he has been active in the Tennessee Association of Assessing Officers, serving on the Board of Directors, The Executive Committee and The Legislative Policy Committee. He was named Middle Tennessee Assessor of the Year in 2012 and was honored and congratulated for this achievement by The State of Tennessee House of Representatives Joint Resolution No. 149.
Chris is a member of the Springfield Kiwanis Club, having served on the Board of Directors and is a past President of the organization.
He is a member of the Robertson County Chamber of Commerce, having served on the Board of Directors and is a graduate of the Chamber’s Leadership Robertson County program.
Chris and his wife, Lisa Ayres Traughber, reside on the family farm, having lived there since their wedding 36 years ago. They have a daughter and son-in-law, LlieAnna and Dane Rigsby, of Springfield.
Paid for by Committee to Elect Traughber for Assessor, Ron Pratt, Treasurer