About Commissioner Don Brown:
Commissioner Don Brown represents District 7, serving Shelby Township, Ray, Richmond, Washington, Armada and Bruce townships, as well as 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 is a Rochester Adams High School graduate, and has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Oakland University. He also earned a Certificate, Executives in State and Local Government, from Harvard University.
Brown works as the Deputy District Director for Congresswoman Candice Miller's District, and has served as Southeast Michigan Liaison for the Michigan Department of State, as well 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.
He is married to Audrey (Wilamowski) Brown, and the couple has triplet sons, and one daughter. The Browns have lived in Washington Township for more than 30 years.