Cheryl Brooks Sullivan is the first African American to be elected as the Franklin County Treasurer.
Cheryl was born in Columbus, Ohio and spent her early childhood in England, as her father was in the military. He was a member of the Tuskegee Airmen. Treasurer Brooks Sullivan returned stateside when she was 6 years old, attending high school at Eastmoor and Marion Franklin and college at OSU and Franklin University. She is a proud member of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Auxiliary.
Treasurer Brooks Sullivan is not only an avid volunteer and community servant but a veteran as well. Her military experience was with the Army Security Agency, Central Intelligence Division where she held a TS clearance. Her military MOS was 05D.20 cryptographic special identification technique operator. Cheryl completed her military assignment with an honorable discharge. When she returned home from her time in the service she joined ranks with Local 423 Labor Union and after required training, specialized in Asbestos Abatement.
From 1980 to the present time she has been involved in the management, administration, appraisal and sale of real estate. Currently, she is affiliated with The Ohio Memorial Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen, Homeport Ohio, Innis Gardens Village Civic Association, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated Gamma Zeta Zeta Chapter, Zeta Amicae. Woodland Park Civic Association, Louise Ann Lucky Scholarship Endowment, Bethany Presbyterian Church, Bethany Bronzeville Community Garden, and the Poindexter Village Historical Preservation.
She is the proud mother of two adult children and 4 grandchildren.