Willie F. Brooks, Jr.
County Commissioner, Shelby County, TN
Willie F. Brooks, Jr. has served as a District Commissioner on the Shelby County Board of Commissioners since 2014. In his role as Commissioner, Mr. Brooks serves as the Chair for the Audit Committee and the Vice Chair for the County’s Workforce Development Committee. Mr. Brooks was previously elected to the Memphis Charter Commission and to the Memphis City School Board of Commissioners and was a Broad Fellow honoree from the Broad Institute for School Boards. Mr. Brooks has also served on the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Multicultural African American Advisory Committee, and as the National Chairman for the St. Jude Partnership Initiatives, which resulted in more than $2.7M raised through the Sunday of Hope Program. Mr. Brooks is a graduate of the University of Memphis.