A native of Georgia, Brooke is a cum laude graduate of Presbyterian College (Clinton, SC) where she majored in English and political science. Brooke then received a Master of Public Administration (MPA) at the University of Georgia (UGA) where she also earned a Certificate in Nonprofit Management. While at UGA, Brooke’s primary area of study was public policy. She also worked as the graduate assistant in charge of the ropes course for the Department of Recreational Sports. As director of the University’s ropes course program, she facilitated experiential education programming for civilians and military personnel. Most recently, Brooke completed a degree in Educational Leadership and Administration (Ed.S) from The George Washington University.
Utilizing her background in political science and public policy, Brooke worked as a contractor with Northrup Grumman at the Department of Defense in the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisitions, Technology, and Logistics.
Brooke has spent the majority of her career working in education, teaching and serving in administrative roles. Prior to her career at Suffield Academy, where Brooke currently serves as the Assistant Academic Dean for the freshmen and sophomore classes, she worked at independent schools in Georgia and Massachusetts. Brooke has held positions as director of student leadership, director of summer programs, director of the outdoor program, and associate director of admissions. Brooke has also spent time as a government teacher, English teacher, class advisor, dorm parent, student government advisor, and coach.
Brooke lives in Suffield with her husband, Jeff, and their two sons.
SUFFIELD DEMOCRATIC TOWN COMMITTEE SUPPORT STATEMENT OF SOCIAL JUSTICE AND CALL FOR ACTION The recent deaths of unarmed Black Americans have ignited a long simmering national protest of injustice. The injustice is systemic and has manifested in a normalization of symbols of oppression, election f... Read more »
May 2020 The Suffield Democratic Town Committee endorses the Centers for Disease Control polling place guidelines encouraging the use of absentee balloting for the prevention of disease transmission in the November election. Governor Lamont has already allowed for voters to vote in the Augus... Read more »
At the recent Suffield Democratic Town Committee meeting on February 26, 2020, we celebrated Chris Rago's runoff election victory to fill the open seat on the Water Pollution Control Authority board. The November result as a tie vote but the runoff was decisive at 1080 - 627 votes. Former Fir... Read more »