Supervisor John C. Cook's Biography
In March 2009, John C. Cook was sworn in as a member of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors to represent the Braddock District. On November 8, 2011, Cook was re-elected to serve a new term as Braddock District Supervisor.
Supervisor Cook serves as the Co-chair of the joint County/School Infrastructure Finance Committee, Chairman of the Fairfax County – Fairfax City Inter-jurisdictional Committee, and Vice-Chair of the Board’s “50+” Committee. He also serves as the Board’s representative to the Domestic Violence Prevention, Policy Coordinating Council of Fairfax County, Mr. Cook serves as the Secretary ofthe Virginia Railway Express (VRE) Operations Board, and as a member of the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission (NVTC), and the Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC). He also serves the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ Policy Development Committee, Air Quality Committee, and Clean Air Partners.
In 2008, Volunteer Fairfax named Mr. Cook the Braddock District “Community Champion” for his work on the Kings Park Civic Association revitalization program. That same year, the Braddock District Council awarded KPCA the “Best of Braddock” award for “Community Enhancement and Beautification.” In June 2014, he was named Shelter House, Inc.’s “Community Champion” for his work to prevent and end domestic violence. In September 2014, after sponsoring a proclamation recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Mr. Cook was presented with the Fairfax County NAACP’s President Award at its annual Awards Banquet.
Mr. Cook grew up in Delhi, NY, and is currently a managing partner of the Fairfax law firm Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC. Mr. Cook lives in the Kings Park community with his wife, Valerie, and has six children. As a family, they look for ways to enjoy all that Fairfax County has to offer.