District 3:  Ernest Brooks, II

Thank you for taking the time to visit the City Council District 3 web page. I hope that you will continue to do so, as this is our community's page. I am always open to any concerns or suggestions you may have on how to better our district. Please feel free to contact me via phone or e-mail. It has been my privilege to serve this District, and I look forward to the many new and exciting things to come for this District.

Map of District 3

Contact Information

122 Fairmont Avenue
Jackson, TN 38301

Business: 731.425.8253

Email: ebrooks@cityofjackson.net

For further information, please contact Anita Brooks, Office Manager for the Jackson City Council, at 731.425.8253.

Biography

Hobbies:

Reading, Golf and Travel

Spouse’s Name:

Samone Polk Brooks

Spouse’s Hobbies:

Reading, Cooking, Arts and Crafts

Child’s Name:

Eren Samone Brooks

Profession/Occupation:

Attorney

Education:

BA - Finance, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA
Tennessee Pre-Professional Program, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN
JD – University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Honors/Professional Designations & Affiliations:

2001
Sigma Gamma Rho, Sorority, Inc.:
Blue and Gold Award for Legal Service to the Community

2005
American Red Cross:
Elected Official of the Year

2005
Madison County Juvenile Court Services:
Volunteer Award

2007
Sigma Gamma Rho, Sorority, Inc.:
Community Service Award

2009
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church:
William H. Graves, Sr. Humanitarian Award

2010
Grace Broadcasters/Town and Country Realtors:
Angel Award for Community Service

2013
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.81st Southeast Regional Conference:
Social Justice and Human Rights Award

2013
Grace Broadcasters/Town and Country Realtors:
Angel Award for Community Service

2014
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Gamma Alpha Omega Chapter:
Hall of Fame

Professional Designations/Affiliations:

Legal:
National Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Jackson-Madison County Bar Association
Ballard-Taylor Bar Association
Tennessee Supreme Court Disciplinary Hearing Committee

Political:
Tennessee Municipal League
National League of Cities
National League of Cities
Council on Youth, Education and Families
Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee
National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials

Civic/Community Involvement:

Three term City Councilman
Served as Vice Mayor and Treasurer
Co-Chair, Task Force on Public Education
Chair, Jackson “Do the Write Thing” Challenge
Chair, Jackson Hunger Project
Co-Chair, Madison County Voter Empowerment
Chair, Recycle Jackson

Board Memberships:

American Red Cross
Lane College
Boy’s and Girl’s Club
Carl Perkins Exchange Club
Knoxville College Foundation
St. Paul CME Church
Jackson Housing Authority
Aspell Recovery Center
Hands Up!
The Dream Center
YMCA of West Tennessee

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