Gov. Mike Huckabee today named Debra Asbury of North Little Rock as director of the state assessment coordination department.
Asbury replaces John Allen, who is leaving to accept a Bush administration appointment.
The assessment coordination department assists counties in the equalization and appraisal of property for tax purposes. It conducts educational seminars and provides the data necessary for the upkeep of appraisals.
Asbury, 44, most recently served as the department’s deputy director. The job pays $76,712 per year.
Asbury has worked for department since April 1989. She has been a member of the International Association of Assessing Officers for 14 years.