Susan Brooks

Susan Brooks


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Brooks Remarks Urging House to Pass Legislation to Combat Biodefense Threats

2018-09-25 20:04:00

5G Caucus Hosts 5G Technology Showcase

2018-07-20 18:37:17

Brooks Legislation to Combat Biodefense Threats: PAHPA

2018-07-19 12:25:05

Brooks Bipartisan Poison Control Bill to Combat the Opioid Epidemic Passes the House

2018-06-12 22:31:33

Rep. Brooks Leads Public Health Preparedness Efforts and Asks Questions During Hearing

2018-06-07 21:29:17

Rep. Brooks Leads Public Health Preparedness Efforts

2018-06-07 21:24:09

Congresswoman Brooks joins the Noblesville community following the shooting at NWMS.

2018-05-26 19:18:52

Brooks Questions During Hearing Focused on Protecting Athletes from Sexual Abuse

2018-05-23 23:46:07

Brooks Opening Statement in for Hearing Focused on Protecting Athletes from Sexual Abuse

2018-05-23 23:42:59

Brooks Supports H.R. 5329, the Poison Center Network Enhancement Act of 2018

2018-05-17 20:47:57

Brooks Supports H.R. 5716, the COMPASS Act

2018-05-17 20:44:34

Brooks Questions Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO

2018-04-11 20:54:41

Brooks Supports Right to Try Legislation

2018-03-21 20:28:07

Brooks Statement: Hoosier Led Kennedy-King Establishment Act on House Floor

2018-03-19 23:12:18

Brooks Addresses 7 Years of Civil War in Syria

2018-03-15 17:50:31

Brooks Speaks on Importance of the STOP School Violence Act

2018-03-14 20:16:29

Brooks Supports H.R.4909, the STOP School Violence Act

2018-03-14 19:42:26

Reps. Brooks & Frankel Honor International Women's Day

2018-03-08 15:57:22

Honoring Boone County Sheriff's Office Deputy Jacob Pickett

2018-03-05 21:26:00

Brooks: Congress is taking action to improve the workplace called the People's House

2018-02-08 20:21:18

Contact Information

1505 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-2276
Fax 202-225-0016

Committee Assignments

Energy and Commerce


Congresswoman Susan Brooks represents the 5th District of Indiana, which spans eight diverse counties throughout the central part of the Hoosier State. As a new member of Congress, she currently serves on the Education and Workforce, Homeland Security and Ethics Committees. She is also the Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications.

Her strong background in both the public and private sectors includes experience as a proven difference maker in areas such as public safety, homeland security, counter-terrorism and economic development.

Before joining the House of Representatives, Susan served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Ivy Tech Community College. Collaborating with a wide network or stakeholders, she implemented workforce development strategies aiming to enhance job training and placement for thousands of Hoosier residents.

In 2001, President George W. Bush appointed Susan as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana. Serving as the chief federal law enforcement officer for a majority of the Hoosier state, she received bi-partisan acclaim for efforts to battle mortgage fraud, gun violence, drug trafficking, gangs, child exploitation and identity theft.

Susan also earned recognition as Deputy Mayor of Indianapolis during the Steve Goldsmith administration, where she provided oversight on public safety operations and drove community dialogue on vital civic issues. Over her tenure, she managed police, fire and emergency response efforts while serving on boards related to criminal justice, community corrections, violence reduction and race relations.

Susan practiced law at the Indianapolis firm of Ice Miller and also served as a criminal defense attorney for Indianapolis based McClure, McClure and Kammen.

After receiving her undergraduate degree from Miami University of Ohio, Susan pursued a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. In May of 2013, Susan was awarded an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree from Marian University in Indianapolis. She resides in Carmel, Indiana with her husband David and they have two young adult children.

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