Latah County Assessor
Rod Wakefield was raised on a farm just outside the town of Ames, Iowa. Ames, now a city is very similar to Moscow in that it is a farming community and home of Iowa State University. After graduating from high school in 1975, Rod went to work for the United States Postal Service where he worked for almost 25 years. In 2001 he moved from Iowa to St. Maries, Idaho. Rod started his Assessor Office career at the Benewah County Assessor's Office in 2004 and came to the Latah County Assessor's Office in 2007. Rod was elected Latah County Assessor in 2018.