Thursday January 23, 2020
Hours 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday - Friday


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Davison County Auditor

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Susan Kiepke 11-26-14

Susan Kiepke, Auditor

Phone: (605) 995-8608
Fax: (605) 995-8618

Elected in 2006

Davison County Court House 1st Floor
200 East 4th Ave.
Mitchell, SD 57301

Chief Deputy:  Karen Knadle  Office: (605) 995-8608
Email: Fax: (605) 995-8618
Deputy: Jim Matthews Office: (605) 995-8608
Email: Fax: (605) 995-8618
Deputy: Tonya Meaney Office: (605) 995-8608
Email:  Fax: (605) 995-8618


Susan Kiepke, Auditor



  • 2007 to Present – Certified Auditor (South Dakota Association of County Officials)
  • 1987 – 1996 Deputy Auditor for Davison County


  • Attended Northern State College

Professional Organizations:

  • South Dakota Association of County Officials Executive Board Member
  • South Dakota Association of County Officials (Currently on the Continuing Education Committee, Bylaws Committee and have also served on the Resolution’s Committee and the Public Relations Committee)
  • Chairperson of Chamber Governmental Affairs Committee
  • Chamber Ambassador
  • Southeast Central District of County Officials (Past Secretary)
  • National Association of County Recorders & Election Officials & Clerks

Other Organizations:

  • Rotary (Secretary/Treasurer)
  • Mitchell Area Charity Foundation (Board Member)
  • St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Vestry (Board Member)

Duties of Auditor

Responsible, and accountable, for the efficient coordination of human, physical and budgetary resources in the effective accomplishment of all department duties and responsibilities as prescribed by Code or as assumed by past practice and established tradition; including acting as official secretary to the County Commissioners; coordinating the verification, preparation, and payment of all claims against the County, and the maintenance of all records related thereto; maintaining County owned property and their real estate records, the coordination and preparation of the County master budget as developed from all taxing districts in the County, the direction, development, implementation and coordination of all data processing reports, needs and functions in the County, the coordination and directions of all voter registration and election procedures in the County; and the carrying out of various other duties and functions related to scope of responsibility, including special projects and the supervision of all subordinate staff and operations relating to described areas of responsibility.

Qualifications for the Office of County Auditor

  • Knowledge of public administration;
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles and procedures;
  • Knowledge of basic data processing principles and methods;
  • Knowledge of South Dakota Code relative to scope of responsibilities, including Election law, property and real estate law, budgetary, accounting and payroll requirements, election and voter registration requirements and regulations’ ability to supervise, motivate, train and instruct others; ability to tactfully and effectively communicate with others, either orally or in writing;
  • Knowledge of general office methods and procedures.

Important Links:


For information on 2018 Ballot Questions, click on the link below:

To see the last three years of County Levies, click on

Davison County 2016 Levies Payable in 2017

Davison County 2017 Levies Payable in 2018

Davison County 2018 Levies Payable in 2019

Davison County 2019 Levies Payable in 2020

To access voting information, click on Register to Vote Information


Contact Info

emailDavison County
200 East Fourth Ave.
Mitchell, SD 57301


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