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Susan M. Brooks, American mayor. Certified teacher K-12 special education, art.


Brooks, Susan M. was born on March 8, 1950 in New York City. Daughter of Edward P. Mittermeier and Loretta Marie (Geiger) Van Tassel.


Associate of Arts, Nassau Community College, 1970. Bachelor of Science, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1972. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1973.


Unit leader orthopedically and learning disabled, New York City Public Schools, 1973-1976;administrative intern learning disabled, chair high school department, Arlington (Virginia) Public Schools, 1976-1985;home/hospital instructor learning and emotionally handicapped, Los Angeles County Schools, 1985-1987;director public relations, Palos Verdes Art Center, 1987-1989;president, Brooks Communications, since 1988;mayor, City of Ranchos Palos Verdes, California, 1993;councilwoman, City of Ranchos Palos Verdes, California, since 1991. Executive Board directors California Contract Cities Association, chair by-laws committee. Member Regional Council Southern California Association Govts., vice chair North America Free TradeAgreement committee.


Board directors Rolling Hills Little League, 1990-1991. Vice president, co-founder East Peninsula Education Council, 1986. Volunteer, consultant various Republican campaigns.

Board directors League of Women Voters, 1987. Delegate Rancho Palos Verde Council Homeowners Association, 1986-1989. President Mira Catalina Homeowners Association, 1988-1991.

Member National Association of Female Executives, California Elected Women's Association for Education and Research, Palos Verde Chamber of Commerce.


Married James C. Brooks, August 24, 1974. Children: Aaron, Meredith.