Susan Hardy Brooks

Susan Hardy Brooks, APR, has more than 35 years of experience as a school PR professional. She previously served for 19 years as a marketing director in Oklahoma’s career tech system. She also has experience as a PR and marketing consultant and as vice-president of a regional PR firm. Susan has counseled career tech, K-12, higher education and corporate leaders on strategic planning, crisis communications, branding, reputation management and a range of other leadership issues. Prior to joining GPTC, she served as the Director of Communications at CCOSA, the state association for school administrators. Susan is past-president of the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) and past-president and current board member of Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma. She is also a member of Leadership Oklahoma, Class XXVI. She has a M.S. in education administration from the University of Oklahoma and a B.A. in Journalism from Oklahoma Baptist University.