DAVENPORT, IOWA (January 27, 2023) — The Scott County Board of Supervisors Vacancy Committee (Committee) met yesterday and unanimously appointed Davenport resident, Rita Rawson. The Committee included Auditor Kerri Tompkins, Treasurer Tony Knobbe and Recorder Rita Vargas. There was an application process that began on January 5 and concluded on January 24. This process garnered 27 very strong and well-qualified applicants.

Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins noted “This was a very difficult decision, but I feel Ms Rawson is the best candidate for this position. She has a finance background, government experience and is very involved in the community. She always comes prepared, asks questions, and listens to her constituents. I am confident she will represent Scott County well.”

Rawson served on Davenport City Council, recently retired from her financial advising practice and has experience with many community organizations.

In addition, she stated, “I am grateful for the candidates in the community who responded and know we are very lucky to have such a pool of talented people.”

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