About the Auditor
About the Auditor

Karen T. Bailey, Auditor

Karen became a part of the Champaign County Auditor’s office on May 1, 2009. She is currently serving her second term as elected county auditor.

Karen’s employment history includes over 23 years at the Lucas County Auditor’s office in Toledo, Ohio. She began her career as a file clerk in 1984 and eventually worked her way up to senior staff where she served as Director of Taxation for over 13 years.

Karen graduated from the University of Toledo in 2006 with a Master’s degree in education.

Karen was born and raised in St. Paris. She attended Graham Local Schools through her freshman year, and then she graduated from Mansfield Malabar High School in 1980.

Karen is married, the mother of three children and grandmother of six.

Karen feels blessed that she was able to return to her hometown community and to serve the public as county auditor. She absolutely loves this job!