CLOVERDALE -- Cathy Tipton is the newest member of the Cloverdale Town Council.
was elected to fill the vacancy following the death of councilman Glen Vickroy -- who was Tipton's father.
"I am honored to have been elected to fill the position of a council member, which was held by my father," said Tipton
ran against Jared Garrison and Charlie Shank for the open seat.
Tipton is a longtime resident of Cloverdale and has been employed by Eli Lilly and Company for 19 years.
has worked in several different areas within the company, but has been in the human resource department for the past seven years.