He is an executive board member of the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce and is former chairman of the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Division. He is a member of both the Goodfellow Air Force Base and the USAF Air Education and Training Command (AETC) Civic Leader Groups. He is a former board member of the City of San Angelo Development Corporation and has served in various leadership roles with the San Angelo YMCA, Cornerstone Christian School, and First Presbyterian Church. He was a member of the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets and he also served in the US Army Reserve. Randy received his Bachelor of Science in Economics degree from Texas A&M University in 1986.
Mr. Brooks was appointed to the Board of Regents by Governor Greg Abbott in 2021. He serves as Chairman of the Committee on Buildings and Physical Plant and is a member of the Committee on Audit. He has served as a member of the Committee on Academic and Student Affairs. He serves as Chairman of the Special Committee on the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets. He also serves as a liaison to the Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets and System Military Training Programs and to the 12th Man Foundation. His term expires on February 1, 2027.