Shelley Coon (Bio)

Shelley Coon (Bio)
County Treasurer

Shelley Coon (Bio)

Shelley Coon was elected Knox County Treasurer in November 2012 to the term beginning September 2, 2013. She was appointed interim Treasurer on August 1, 2013 by the Knox County Commissioners and was appointed Treasurer on August 5, 2013 by the Knox County Republican Party Central Committee to fill an unexpired term ending September 1, 2013. She will begin her second four year term in September 2017.

Her public service began in December 1996 as a deputy auditor in the Knox County Auditor’s Office. In December 2000, she began working in the Knox County Treasurer’s Office as a deputy treasurer and served in that position until her appointment to Knox County Treasurer.

As Treasurer she serves on the following boards: Board of Revision, Budget Commission, Investment Advisory Board, Microfilm Board and Data Processing Board.


Member, Gay Street United Methodist Church
President,Soroptimist International of Mount Vernon & Knox County
Treasurer, Board member of The Winter Sanctuary Homeless Shelter
Knox County Republican Women’s Club Member
Knox County Township Association Member
Farm Bureau Member
Kiwanis Club Member

Shelley is a lifelong resident of Knox County, graduated from Mount Vernon High School and resides in Mount Vernon. She has one adult son, Nick Coon. In her spare time, Shelley enjoys reading, walking and playing golf.

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