About John Brooks
Senator John Brooks is a lifelong resident of Long Island who has devoted his life to serving the community. John was first elected in 2016 and re-elected in 2018 and 2020 because voters trust him to continue his legacy of service and commitment. Since then, John has fought for us every single day and he's gotten results.
For more than 45 years, John Brooks has been an active volunteer firefighter with the Seaford, Medford and Lindenhurst Fire Departments, previously serving as Seaford’s Chief of Department.
In addition to his work for the fire department, John Brooks served on the Seaford Board of Education for a total of six years, acting as Vice President from 1997-1999.
Prior to Superstorm Sandy, John Brooks was the Chairman of the Long Island Hurricane Symposium Programs where he worked hand-in-hand with hurricane experts and the National Weather Services to evaluate risk on Long Island. Brooks is a veteran of the New York Army National Guard, and holds a Bachelor’s degree from New York Institute of Technology and an Associate’s degree from the State University of New York at Farmingdale.
He resides in Seaford, and is a proud father and grandfather.