Jul 16, 2019 12:00 PM
SARAH PAYNE, for Mayor - guest speaker

Sarah grew up in DeKalb County and is a graduate of DeKalb High School and Purdue University at West Lafayette.

She began her career in the retail sector working in both store management and property management.  In early 2013 she began work as the executive director for the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival. 

She threw herself into the work of community development, serving on a variety of nonprofit committees and boards.  Payne said she found her true passion in her service on the board for Auburn Main Street. She said there she has found a place where her effort, enthusiasm, and dedication can create lasting change in a meaningful way.

Payne is currently the executive director of the DeKalb Health Foundation and oversees community outreach for the hospital.  She resides in Auburn with her husband, Mike, sons Charlie, 13 and Tucker, 9, and their rescued basset hounds.

More information about Payne may be found at Sarah4Auburn.com or on Facebook @Sarah4Auburn