Hancock County Treasurer
Kris (Butler) Pilkington is the Hancock County Treasurer and lives in Carthage with her husband, Rick. They have 3 children; Rachel, Seth & Jacob, and 2 grandchildren; Brody and Skylar and another grandchild on the way. Kris is a Hancock County native and was first elected in 2002.
Kris graduated from La Harpe High School and has an Associate Degree in Accounting. She is very active in her community and her church. Kris’s hobbies include running, biking, and working in the yard. She also enjoys boating and vacations at the Lake with her family.
Kris feels very honored and blessed to be the Hancock County Treasurer. She was named Hancock County Republican Woman of the Year in 2002, Kiwanian of the Year in 2008, and Carthage Citizen of the Year in 2008. She was also voted Zone II Treasurer of the Year in 2017. She is thankful for the past support of the county and hopes to continue as the Treasurer for many years to come.