Brown Files For Clerk Position
Last updated 2/26/2018 at 1:21pm
Kristi B. Brown, clerk of Superior Court in Transylvania County, will seek the Republican Party nomination for the office in the May 8 primary.
Brown has been with the clerk's office for almost 18 years and has been the clerk for the past 15 months.
"I love this county and the people that reside here," Brown said in a news release. "It has been an honor and a privilege to be your clerk of Superior Court and to be able to help people in their time of need.
"I am a working clerk who has the knowledge, ability and desire to continue serving the great citizens of this county. This is much more than a political position to me. My job is about serving the people; these people are my people. At this time I am asking for your help and support in the upcoming primary. It is important that we keep experience and knowledge in this office in order to maintain the high standards that we have set and to give the residents of this county the service that they deserve.
"I thank you for your time, your help and your prayers. I am asking for your vote in the primary on May 8."
Brown is a native and lifelong resident of Transylvania County.
She has been a member of Turkey Creek Baptist Church for more than 30 years, where she is a Sunday school teacher of the adult ladies class and is an Awana worker.
She is also a member of the Department of Social Services Guardianship Advisory Committee.
As the clerk of Superior Court and ex officio judge of probate, Brown has gained invaluable experience in probate and guardianship matters, the release said.
Brown started with the Clerk of Court's Office as a deputy and then assistant clerk before being appointed to the clerk of Superior Court in 2016.
She has experience in many other areas in the office including, but not limited to, criminal, civil, estates and special proceedings, which allows her to effectively supervise her competent staff of eight, the release said.
Brown also worked in the legal field for five years before being hired by then clerk of Superior Court Dorene Mahoney.
At the recommendation of then clerk of Superior Court Rita Ashe and the recommendation of Senior Resident Superior Court Judge Mark E. Powell, Brown was appointed to complete Ashe's term.
Brown and her staff work closely with many other agencies in the community, such as the Sheriff's Office, Brevard Police Department, Probation, the District Attorney Office, the Public Defender Office, County Administration, the Department of Social Services, SAFE and Community Services, according to the press release.
As the clerk, she and her office will continue to maintain an excellent working relationship with these agencies, the release.
Brown and her staff, the release said, will strive to maintain an office that will provide exceptional customer service with professionalism and respect to all citizens of Transylvania County and to anyone who enters the office's doors.