The Wisconsin Register of Deeds Association (WRDA) members
consists of all 72 county Wisconsin Register of Deeds. The Wisconsin
Register of Deeds are elected in partison elections in the fall of even
years. Each Register of Deeds serves a two-year term and must be
re-elected to continue to serve. Mid-term vacancies may be filled through
appointment by the Governor.
Most Register of Deeds have background in real estate, office
management and computer skills. Many registers served as chief deputy
Register of Deeds before running for office. Most registers have advanced
training, education and degrees beyond a high school diploma.
The WRDA is a very active professional association committed to
the education and professional advancement of its members. Throughout
three annual seminars, and district meetings held in eight state agency
representatives, receive educational presentations on new trends and topics, and
participate in discussions for the purpose of promoting fairness and uniformity
of policies and procedures in Register of Deeds offices across the state.
Wisconsin State Statutes such as in Chapters
59,43,69,409,236,703,706,840,867 and others governing the proper functions,
duties and services of the office.
The WRDA website
contains more information about the organization and specific duties of
office holders. There is also a listing of the names of all 72 registers,
addresses, telephone and fax numbers.
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