Braddock District Supervisor-Elect Cook to Be Sworn in March 17
March 13, 2009
John C. Cook, who was elected Fairfax County Braddock District supervisor in a special election on March 10, will be sworn in at a ceremony on Tuesday, March 17, at 6 p.m. in the Government Center Forum, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. The event is free and open to the public.
Cook is a founding partner of the Fairfax law firm Cook & Kitts, PLLC. He received his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Gettysburg College, where he was selected as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He received his J.D. degree from The George Washington University.
Cook is a former chair of the Employment Law Section of the Fairfax County Bar Association and a member of the New York State and the Virginia bar associations, the Virginia State Bar and the District of Columbia Bar. He is a mediator for the District of Columbia Superior Court and a conciliator for the Fairfax Circuit Court
As president of the Kings Park Civic Association (KPCA), Cook designed and implemented a Neighborhood Revitalization Program, which served as a pilot program for then-Supervisor Sharon Bulova’s neighborhood revitalization initiative. Under his leadership, KPCA won the Best of Braddock “Community Enhancement and Beautification” award from the Braddock District Council in 2008. Cook also was named by Bulova as the 2008 “Community Champion” for the Braddock District, as recognized by Volunteer Fairfax.
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