Delegate Benjamin Brooks

2018 Regular Session

District 10, Baltimore County

Past House Service

 

2015 Task Force to Reduce the Rate of Uninsured Drivers

 

Public Service

 

2017-Advisory council on the Impact of Regulations on Small Businesses

2016-Task Force to Investigate the Challenges of and Opportunities for Minorities in Business

2016-Maryland Small Business Retirement Savings Board

2015-Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland (Treasurer, 2016-2018)

 

Memberships

 

Edrich Manor Homeowners Association

Northern Cove Property Owners Association, Inc.

South Carolina State University Alumni Association,

Greater Baltimore Chapter

The Liberty Road Business Association, Inc.

Baltimore County Democratic Central Committee

Maryland Democratic Party Executive Committee

American Legion Post 202

2012-Board of Directors, Sojourner Douglass College

 

Awards

 

Good Conduct Medal

National Defense Medal

Accommodations and Vietnam Service Medals
 

 

Biographical Information

 

Born, Sumter, South Carolina, April, 23, 1950

Ebenezer High School, 1968

U.S. Army, Vietnam Veteran, 1969 - 1971

South Carolina State University, B.S., Accounting, 1976

Owner, B&R Brooks Professional Tax Service, 1987-

Brooks Family Investments, Inc. President 2004-

Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Accountant, 1976-1987

Married; three children.

 

 

 

Tenure:

First elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in 2014. Member of the House since 2015.

Current Assignments:

2017- Deputy Majority Whip
2015- Economic Matters Committee
2015- Alcoholic Beverages Subcommittee of the Economic Matters Committee
2015- Property and Casualty Insurance Subcommittee
2015- Legislative Black Caucus (2nd Vice-Chair, 2018-20)
2015- Maryland Veterans Caucus

 

Party Affiliation:

Democrat

Paid for by Friends of Benjamin Brooks; Theresa Brooks, Treasurer