RACINE — Racine County Register of Deeds Tyson Fettes has been elected president of the Wisconsin Register of Deeds Association.
Fettes will serve a one-year term after he was elected at the association meeting on June 8.
“I am incredibly honored to be selected by my peers to lead the Wisconsin Register of Deeds Association,” Fettes said. “This position gives me another way to advocate for Racine County on a statewide level and work to make government more efficient and responsive to taxpayers.”
In his new role, Fettes will outline a vision and goals for the association to benefit residents across the state. Specifically, Fettes said he will push for lean government and modernized technology as part of a broader effort to enhance collaboration among register of deeds offices.
Fettes has served as Racine County register of deeds since 2011. During his tenure, Fettes has led the way to advance several pieces of legislation that later became state law; revamped the Register of Deeds Office to become more modern and accessible for Racine County residents; and oversaw the development of county’s GIS mapping page into a nationally recognized platform.