Brendan Johnson

Oakland County Commission, District 4

Brendan will continue to be an important voice for equality on the Oakland County Commission!


Brendan Johnson a proud fourth-generation Michigander born and raised in the greater Rochester area where he is now the youngest county-level elected official in southeast Michigan. A devout public servant, he has spent the last decade as a staffer focused mostly on international affairs from the halls of Congress to the U.S. State Department to currently the Michigan Legislature. Elected to the Oakland County Commission in 2022, Brendan has worked diligently to improve Metro Detroit’s transit systems, expand Oakland County’s parks, and create catalysts for economic development in historically disadvantaged communities.

Brendan has a BA in International Relations from Michigan State University and a MS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.