Roy C. Brooks, Tarrant County Commissioner, has had a long career in Public Affairs. He served, for 14 years, as Precinct Administrator for Commissioner Dionne Bagsby, his predecessor in office. Additionally, he served three terms (six years) on the City Council for the City of Forest Hill, during which time he served as Mayor Pro Tem for four years.

He is Past President of NABCO, National Association of Black County Officials, which represents both Elected and Appointed County Officials across America, in creating and shaping public policy in this Nation’s counties. He is Immediate Past President of the Fort Worth/Tarrant County Minority Leaders and Citizens Council.

As President, he led the MLCC in spearheading the African American Immunization Coalition, the African American AIDS Summit, and in providing crucial information vital to the shaping of opinion in the African American community. He has also served as President of the AIDS Outreach Center, Tarrant County’s largest AIDS service organization.

Current Board memberships include: Board of Trustees, Texas Wesleyan University, member of Downtown Fort Worth, Inc.'s Arts & Open Spaces Sub-Committee,

Member Board of Directors of the Community Hospice of North Texas; and the Boards of Directors of the North Downtown Tax Increment Financing District, the Southside/Medical District Tax Increment Financing District, the Benbrook Tax Increment Financing District, the Burleson Tax Increment Financing District, and the Riverfront # 6 Tax Increment Financing District, Member, Texas Wesleyan University Board of Visitors; Member, Committee on the Future of Texas Christian University; Member, Board of Directors of Leadership Fort Worth; Member, the Advisory Committee of Tarrant County United Negro College Fund Campaign; Member, Infant Mortality Steering Committee, and member of Board of Directors of Fort Worth/Dallas Birthing Project.

His wife, Dr. Jennifer Giddings Brooks is Director of the Center for Urban Education at Texas Christian University. They have two children, Royce, a practicing attorney in Washington, DC; and Marion, a senior at Wake Forest University.