Brooke Rollins



Who is Brooke Rollins?

Brooke Leslie Rollins is the president of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, an Austin-based research institute.

Under Texas Governor Rick Perry, Rollins served as deputy general counsel, ethics advisor, and policy director. She then assumed the presidency of the Texas Public Policy Foundation. She is on the board of advisors for Hispanic CREO and is a member of the Texas Lyceum and the Texas Woman's Alliance.

She was raised in Glen Rose, Texas and attended Texas A&M University, where she graduated cum laude with a B.S. in agricultural development in 1994. She was named the top graduate of her class based on a combination criteria of academics, leadership, and service. While at Texas A&M, Rollins was the first female to be elected student body president. She also served as the speaker pro tempore of the Student Senate, the chair of the Texas A&M Judicial Court, as a Fish Camp counselor, and was Cotton Bowl Classic Queen.

After graduating from A&M, Rollins attended the University of Texas School of Law, from which she graduated with honors. She then worked for several years at Hughes & Luce, LLP in Dallas and clerked under U.S. Federal District Court judge Barbara M.G. Lynn.

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on July 23, 2013


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