Jerry L. Lyons
Somerset County Auditor

300 N. Center Avenue - Suite 310
Somerset, PA 15501
(814) 445-1537


Jerry L. Lyons of Somerset Township has served as a county auditor since 2003, when he was appointed to the office to fill a vacancy.

"Experience is important," Jerry stated. "It takes time to learn about the various methods of bookkeeping in the various offices within the county. Having served in this position, I have the advantage of that experience."

The auditor's office is responsible for auditing, adjusting and settling the accounts of the county offices, including the district judges and tax collectors and the county jail, airport and library.

Jerry graduated from Somerset Area School District in 1976. He earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown in 1988 and attained a master's degree in journalism and communications from Point Park University in 1991.

Jerry is a member of the Somerset Masons and has attained the 33rd degree of Freemasonry, the highest level attainable for Freemasons. He has served in leadership positions for the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Shrine Club. He serves on the advisory council for the Somerset County Local Emergency Planning Committee. He is past council member for the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Somerset County and past president of the Somerset Volunteer Fire Department. He now serves as the fire department's recording secretary.

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