Tom Middleton

Tom Middleton

Oakland County Commissioner Tom Middleton

Tom Middleton (R)

Commissioner, District 4

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Includes a portion of Independence Township, the City of the Village of Clarkston, and a northwest portion of Waterford Township.

First elected:  February 2002
Current term: January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2018

Contact information:
Oakland County Board of Commissioners 
1200 North Telegraph Road
Pontiac, Michigan, USA, 48341
Commissioner Tom Middleton
6928 Tappon Drive
Clarkston, Michigan 48346 

Phone: 248-858-0100 (County); 248-620-6551 (Home)
Fax: 248-858-1572 (County)


  • Finance: Chair
  • Human Resources: Member
  • Public Services: Former Member
  • General Government: Former Member
  • Planning & Building: Former Member
  • Retirement Board: Member
  • Drainage Board: Member
Oakland County Achievements:
  • State Representative - 1990-1998 Michigan State House of Representatives
  • Lake Board Member of the following area lakes: Clarkston Mill Pond, Lake Oakland, School House Lake, Van Norman Lake, Walters Lake, Watkins Lake and Scott Lake
  • Optimist of the Year - 2008

Activities in the Community:

  • Former member, Oxford Board of Education
  • Former member, Clarkston Drug Awareness Program
  • Supporter, Clarkston Education Foundation
  • Past President, Clarkston Optimist Club
  • Supporter, Oakland County 4-H
  • Member, the Oakland County MSU Extension - Advisory Council

Activities in the State & Region:

  • Vice Chairman, Michigan Association of County Transportation Committee
  • Past President, the Michigan Association of Conservation Districts
  • Past President, National Association of Conservation Districts (NADC) - Great Lakes Committee
  • Treasurer, Southeast Michigan Resource Conservation & Development Council

Commissioner Middleton is a graduate of Michigan State University with a B.A. in Agriculture and Natural Resources Communications. He is owner and operator of Key-Belle Farms.

A lifelong Oakland County resident, Commissioner Middleton is married to Kathy. They are the proud parents of three adult children: Amy, Jason and Ted, as well as the proud grandparents of four grandchildren.