The Hon. Susan W. Brooks

Former Member of Congress

Susan W. Brooks

Born and raised in Indiana, Rep. Susan Brooks represented the state’s 5th District in the U.S. House of Representatives for five congressional terms, holding the seat from 2013 until her recent retirement in 2021. While in Congress, Brooks served as chair of the House Committee on Ethics as well as a member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Committee on Education and the Workforce and the Committee on Homeland Security. Prior to serving in Congress, Brooks worked as general counsel and senior vice president with Ivy Tech Community College (2007 to 2011), U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana (2001 to 2007) and deputy mayor of Indianapolis (1998 to 1999).