Jace Brooks was first elected to the Board of Commissioners in a special election to fill a vacancy in District 1 and took office in September 2012. He then went on to win the general election for a full four-year term that started in January 2013. District 1 includes Suwanee, Sugar Hill, Duluth, and parts of the Collins Hill community.

A Louisiana native, Jace relocated to metro Atlanta in 1994 and made Suwanee his home three years later. He has served in the leadership of Gwinnett and Suwanee government and business affairs for more than a decade. Jace served for 10 years on the Suwanee City Council, which included multiple turns as mayor pro tem. He currently serves on the board of directors for the North Gwinnett Schools Foundation and the Gwinnett Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Jace is a business consultant working with companies such as GiANT Impact and The Table Group. He earned a Bachelor of Science in finance from Louisiana Tech University and two master’s degrees, one from Georgia State University and another from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

Jace and his wife, Kirste, have been married since 1993 and have twin 13-year-old children, Aidan and Ally. He and his family are active members of Gwinnett Church.

  • Suwanee City Councilmember (2002 – 2012)
  • Gwinnett Convention and Visitors Bureau Board (2010 – 2012)
  • North Gwinnett Schools Foundation Board of Directors (2010 – present)
  • Gwinnett Municipal Association Executive Board, Past President, and Intergovernmental Committee Chairman
  • Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors (2006)
  • Alumnus of Leadership Gwinnett - 2006-2007, ARC Regional Leadership Institute - 2008, and the Coverdell Leadership Institute (now called Republican Leadership for Georgia) – 1999-2000
  • Partnership Gwinnett 1.0 Steering Committee and Implementation Committee member
  • Roberts Elementary School Council (2010 – 2012)
  • Suwanee Business Alliance
  • UGA Carl Vinson Institute of Government (completed more than 130 hours of municipal training coursework)
  • Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce “Entrepreneur-Friendly” Designation Committee