February 26, 2024

Register of Deeds Biography

Debra Young

Davison County Register of Deeds


  • 1995 to Present – Certified Register of Deeds (South Dakota Association of County Officials)
  • 1980-1994 – Law firm as legal assistant and as the office coordinator


  • 1978-1980 – University of South Dakota (Business and Office Practice)

Professional Organizations:

  • South Dakota Association of County Officials (Served previously on the Continuing Education Committee as group leader, Resolutions Committee,  and several task force committees established by the Registers of Deeds of the State of South Dakota, Department of Health, Motor Vehicles and Secretary of State.)
  •  SDACO Continuing Education Committee  (2018)
  •  SDACO Electronic Recording Commission (Vice Chair 2014-2018)
  •   SDACO Registers of Deeds’ Legislative Committee (2014-2020)
  •  Southeast Central District of County Officials (Past Secretary)
  •  Member of the iGO (International Association of Government Officials) f/k/a National       Association of County Recorders & Election Officials & Clerks
  • State-wide coordinator for the National Assn. of County Recorder and Clerks  (2011-2015)
  • Member and State Recruiter for the Property Records Industry Association

Other Organizations

  • YWCA
  • Past Davison County Coordinator of the United Way
  • Past District Coordinator of the March of Dimes
  • Past Mitchell Skating and Hockey Association Member ( Historian,Varsity Team Coordinator, Secretary and Executive Board Member)

Mailing Information Contact Info


Davison County, Register of Deeds
Debra Young
200 East 4th Ave.
Mitchell, SD 57301