The Alpena County Clerk's Office has three major functions: to manage County elections; to manage the county's vital records; and to process and maintain all Circuit Court files. The Clerk, by statute, also serves on the following boards and commissions:
Clerk of the Board of Commissioners
Clerk of the County Election Canvassers
Clerk of the Election Commission
Clerk of the Jury Board
Clerk of the Plat Board
The County Clerk's Elections Division oversees all elections conducted in Alpena County including school elections. This division also monitors campaign finance law for county and local candidates and officeholders.