Lisa Brown is proud to be serving Oakland County residents for her third term as the
Clerk/Register of Deeds. In this role she is the official "keeper of the record," responsible for
overseeing the receipt and safeguarding of public records - including Circuit Court legal documents,
vital records, and real estate documents. She is also the chief election administrator for the county.
Under Lisa’s leadership, the Oakland County Clerk/Register of Deeds office has received local and
nationwide awards and acclaim for innovations and improved services, including Brown’s Property
Record Notification (PRN) system, which was showcased at the Google Next ‘19 conference, the
opening of a permanent satellite office, and the Combined Absent Voter Counting Board.
Lisa brings her passion for improving government services to many sectors. She serves on the
Legislative Committee for both the Michigan Association of Register of Deeds (MARD) and the
Michigan Association of County Clerks (MACC), two court form committees with the State Court
Administrative Office (SCAO), and was recently elected to serve on the MACC Board of Directors as
the District 5 Chair. She has also earned the national designation of Certified Elections/Registration
Administrator (CERA), the highest designation for those in the elections profession.
Previously, Lisa served as State Representative for Michigan’s 39th District in Oakland County from
2009 to 2012. She is a graduate of Michigan State University and the Detroit College of Law, a
member of the State Bar of Michigan, and a former Realtor. A lifelong resident of Oakland County,
Lisa lives in West Bloomfield and attends Adat Shalom Synagogue. Lisa has received honors from
numerous groups and was featured in Marie Claire Magazine as a “Super Woman,” More Magazine’s
“Fierce List,” and was proud to be named Democratic Legislator of the Year in 2012 by MIRS News.