Robin Shrake selected as next Meade County Treasurer

News ReleaseJune 24, 2021Local
courtesy photoRobin Shrake selected as new Meade County Treasurer

STURGIS, S.D. – The Board of Meade County Commissioners announces that- following a thorough candidate search and competitive process- they have selected Robin Shrake as the Meade County Treasurer. The appointment follows a recent vacancy in this elected office and will be effective on July 12, 2021.

Shrake was born and raised in Lead, SD. Upon graduation from Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, SD, she moved to Meade County in 1996. Shrake taught in the Meade County School District for 6 years.

In 2001, she and partner Gary Lippold, opened KickStart Travel Center. Shrake has managed the daily operations, which made it a successful year-round business for 20 years – where customer service is the top priority.

Shrake is one of the five individuals who started the Sturgis Mustang Rally. In the 15 years of its existence, she planned, promoted and executed this week-long family event.

Shrake looks forward to serving the citizens of Meade County.