Jefferson County Treasurer Vonysha Goodwin has announced her intention to seek a second term in the 2018 Democratic Party primary. Goodwin worked in the Treasurer’s Office for 17 years as deputy treasurer and was elected to the post of county treasurer in November of 2016.

“It is with gratefulness and joy that I announce my re-election bid for the office of Jefferson County Treasurer. In my original campaign,” she said, “I promised accuracy, transparency and accountability and I have kept those promises.”

“I continually research and take the necessary steps to reorganize the way our office handles tax distributions and investment,” Goodwin said. “We have an open-door policy and provide up-to-date county financial information to interested parties. I have developed a great professional working relationship with everyone and we all work together for the good of the county. Our office provides monthly financial reports for county offices and the Quorum Court which detail the financial state of the county.”

Goodwin is a graduate of Dollarway High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of Phoenix, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing with an emphasis on finance. She is a graduate of Leadership Pine Bluff and the Edward L. Coleman Leadership Institute.

Goodwin is involved in the community, a member of Jefferson County Democratic Women, NAACP, Arkansas County Treasurer’s Association, Association of Arkansas Counties, Lighthouse Charter School board member and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Goodwin is the daughter of Levi and Betty Watson. She is a Pine Bluff native and is married to Quentin and they have three children: Ketrin, Quiana and Kiara.