Lori Barringer, Chief County Assessment Officer of Moultrie County, was recently awarded the 2023 Outstanding Achievement in Property Assessment Award in recognition of her long career in property assessment, contributions to the industry, and dedication to the people of her county. Barringer received the award at the Illinois Property Assessment Institute’s 65th Annual State Conference held at the Marriott Hotel in Normal, Illinois.
Nominees for the annual Outstanding Achievement in Property Assessment Award are submitted from around Illinois. The winner is determined by the Board of Directors of the Illinois Property Assessment Institute. Barringer was nominated for the award by several colleagues throughout Illinois.
Barringer was appointed Chief County Assessment Officer in 2016. She holds the Certified Illinois Assessing Officer (CIAO) designation from the Illinois Property Assessment Institute. Barringer is a 2020 graduate of the University of Illinois Extension Leadership Academy for local government officials and currently serves as president of the County Assessment Officers Association.
In her nomination, Kane County Supervisor of Assessments Mark Armstrong noted “Lori has worked tirelessly in her office, both in and out of Moultrie County. She is a shining example of the dedication, commitment, and achievement to which all Illinois assessing officers should aspire.”
“I have always been very impressed at how Lori has played such an active part of the assessment community from day one,” said Kindal Eastin, Chief County Assessment Officer for Clay County. “Lori is a wonderful person inside and out, and someone that all of us should look up to.”
Pictured Above: Lori Barringer, Chief County Assessment Officer for Moultrie County and Outstanding Achievement Award winner; Mary Tamez, Crete Township Assessor and Illinois Property Assessment Institute Board of Directors Treasurer.