HR0393 93rd General Assembly


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 1                          HOUSE RESOLUTION

 2        WHEREAS,  The  members   of   the   Illinois   House   of
 3    Representatives  wish  to  congratulate John T. Hooker on his
 4    promotion at Exelon Energy Delivery; and

 5        WHEREAS,  Mr.  Hooker  holds  a  Bachelor's   degree   in
 6    marketing  from  Chicago State University; he has a wealth of
 7    experience,  having  served  35  years  in   numerous   ComEd
 8    departments;  he  has held management positions in industrial
 9    relations, marketing, governmental  affairs,  and  regulatory
10    affairs;  he  has  served  as  ComEd's  liaison  with City of
11    Chicago officials; his expertise was particularly valuable as
12    ComEd worked to pass and implement the Customer Choice Law of
13    1997 and ongoing initiatives to enhance  the  development  of
14    competition in Illinois; and

15        WHEREAS,  As  Vice  President-Property Management, Exelon
16    Energy Delivery, Mr. Hooker is responsible for  managing  the
17    property management functions for both ComEd and PECO Energy,
18    including facilities, real estate, and claims; ComEd and PECO
19    serve  more  than  five  million  customers  in  Illinois and
20    Pennsylvania;  he  is  also  responsible  for  managing   all
21    community  relations activities and ComEd's relationship with
22    the Illinois General  Assembly,  Chicago  City  Council,  and
23    other State agencies; and

24        WHEREAS,  Mr.  Hooker is active in many organizations, he
25    serves on the boards of directors  of  the  Peoples  Consumer
26    Cooperative, a not-for-profit organization providing low-cost
27    housing   for  the  elderly,  and  the  Safer  Foundation,  a
28    not-for-profit organization helping former offenders  find  a
29    road to lawful and productive living by offering a variety of
30    programs  and  services;  he  is  a  member  of  the American
31    Association of Blacks in Energy, an organization  that  seeks
32    to  help  increase the number of blacks, and other minorities
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 1    in energy-related fields; he is  also  a  member  of  Chicago
 2    State  University's  Business  Hall  of Fame committee and is
 3    involved with the Chicago  Public  Schools  youth  motivation
 4    program; and

 5        WHEREAS, Mr. Hooker is married to his wife, Kim; they are
 6    the  proud  parents  of  Felicia  Hooker,  LaToya Hooker, and
 7    Sandor Williams; therefore, be it

10    we congratulate John T. Hooker on  his  promotion  at  Exelon
11    Energy Delivery and wish him well in his new position; and be
12    it further

13        RESOLVED,  That  a  suitable  copy  of this resolution be
14    presented to John T. Hooker as an expression of  our  respect
15    and esteem.