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Board of Commissioners

Commissioner Don Brown (R) District 7

District 7



Don Brown

Ray, Richmond, Washington, Armada, Lenox and Bruce Townships; Villages of Romeo and Armada; Cities of Memphis and Richmond


About Commissioner Don Brown

Commissioner Don Brown represents District 7, serving Shelby, Washington, Bruce, Ray, Armada and Richmond townships, the villages of Romeo and Armada and the cities of Memphis and Richmond.

Brown has served as Chairman of the Finance Committee and served on the Public Safety, Audit and Board Operations Committees. Over the course of his years on the Board, he has also served as Budget Committee Chairman and on the Administrative Services, Finance, Health and Environmental Services, Personnel, and Senior Services Committees.

He holds a Certificate in Executives in State and Local Government from Harvard University and earned a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Oakland University. Brown is a Rochester Adams High School graduate. 

He previously worked as Deputy District Director for Congresswoman Candice Miller, has served as Southeast Michigan Liaison for the Michigan Department of State, and as Associate Director of Governor John Engler's southeast Michigan office. He is also on the Board of the State of Michigan Agriculture Preservation Fund.

Brown is involved in the community in numerous ways, serving as a member of the Romeo-Washington Chamber of Commerce, Washington Lions Club, Macomb County Farm Bureau, North Macomb Sportsmen Club, National Rifle Association, Right to Life of Michigan, St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.

Some of Brown's accomplishments and honors include:

  • Receiving the Tuabmen Fellowship for State and Local Government;
  • Receiving the Outstanding Joint Public Services Award for Macomb Multi-Jurisdictional Agribussiness; Serving on the Preservation Program  by SEMCOG / Metropolitan Affairs Coalition;
  • Being recognized as the Conservation Leader of the Year by the Macomb County Farm Bureau;
  • Serving as a Life Member of the Washington Lions Club.

Brown has triplet sons, one daughter and a dog named Flash. Brown has lived in Washington Township for more than 30 years.


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Contact Commissioner Don Brown

Macomb County Board of Commissioners

Macomb County Administration Building

One South Main, 9th Floor, Mount Clemens, MI, 48043

Phone: (586) 469-5125

Commissioner Don Brown

E-mail: Don.Brown@MacombGov.Org