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Israel Ramon was recently elected to the UMOS Board of Directors. Ramon will serve on the UMOS Bylaws and Finance Committees.
He earned his law degree (Juris Doctor) from Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee in 1994. “We are honored to have Attorney Ramon serve on the UMOS Board,” says Ben Obregon, UMOS Board Chair. “We look forward to his counsel and his contributions toward fulfilling the UMOS mission.”
Israel Ramón was appointed the Milwaukee County Register of Deeds by Governor Tony Evers in May 2019. He was elected to a full term in office in November 2020. He is the first elected Latino Constitutional Officer in Wisconsin’s history. He currently serves as the Second Vice President of the Wisconsin Register of Deeds Association and is a member of the Safe and Sound Board in Milwaukee.
Ramon is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Law Foundation, the Wisconsin Hispanic Lawyers Association, the Property Records Industry Association, and the National Association of Elected and Appointed Latino Officials
Originally from Sabinas Hidalgo – Nuevo Leon, Mexico, Attorney Ramon has lived in Wisconsin for the past thirty-five years. He became interested in the struggles and advancement of Mexicans in the US very early in his life having marched and participated in the grape and lettuce boycotts organized by the United Farm Workers of America. Serving on the UMOS Board will allow Ramon to continue his mission of helping Latinos and other underrepresented minority communities in Milwaukee.
UMOS is a non-profit, advocacy organization that provides programs and services which improves the employment, educational, health and housing opportunities for under-served populations.