Jeff Brookshire Photo BIOGRAPHY

Jeff attended Brevard High School Class of 1977. After High School he attended NC State where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife Biology and a Bachelor of Science in Conservation of Natural Resources.

Jeff taught school for a period at Brevard High School and Enka High School.
He worked in the Pest Control industry before beginning his career at Transylvania County Solid Waste. He has been employed with the county for 16 years and has served as director since 2006.

He resides in Little River and is married to his wife Dawn and they have two children Daniel and Laura.

Q & A

Q: What are your job duties for Transylvania County? 
Administers the functions of the office of the Solid Waste Department. Operates a sanitary landfill and collection centers where citizens can dispose of their trash and recyclable material.

Q: What makes Transylvania County so special to you? 
Both Jeff and his wife Dawn are natives of Transylvania County and their parents still live here. All the natural resources.

Q: In which ways do you hope to improve Transylvania County? 
Encourage people to recycle more. Reduce the amount of litter in the county.

Q: Do you have any favorite things that you like to do in Transylvania County? 
Golf, Hike , Mountain Bike riding.