Shirley A. Brooks

Shirley A. Brooks, Vinton County, has had a tremendous effect on Ohio agriculture. Shirley was the primary liaison between the Vice President for  Agricultural Administration at The Ohio State University (OSU) and all agencies and organizations involved with programs of the College of Agriculture, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Ohio Cooperative Extension Services and Agricultural Technical institute. She actively participated with senior staff of those organizations in planning and program development in teaching, research and public service. In addition, she has volunteered many hours of major fund raising efforts by OSU, which benefited all aspects of Ohio agriculture.

Her dedication, hard work and willingness to go the "extra mile" to help OSU's agricultural education and research programs is widely recognized. Her 35 years of service in agriculture has benefited Ohio's agricultural industry.