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File #: 16-1539    Version: 1 Name: Appointment of Velisha Haddox as Chief of the Bureau of Human Resources
Type: Appointment Status: Approved
File created: 2/4/2016 In control: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee
On agenda: 2/10/2016 Final action: 3/2/2016
Title: PROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Velisha L Haddox Position: Chief of the Bureau of Human Resources Department/Board/Commission: Bureau of Human Resources Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: N/A Summary: Pursuant to Section 2-141 of the Cook County Code, I hereby appoint Velisha L. Haddox to the position of Chief of the Bureau of Human Resources. Ms. Haddox most recently served in various legal capacities in the Office of the Governor of the State of Illinois, including Deputy General Counsel. Her responsibilities there included advising the Governor on legal matters and policy decisions; coordinating with State agencies, boards, and commissions regarding labor relations and other personnel matters; and consulting on labor matters. Prior to joining State government she worked in the litigation practice at multiple law firms. Ms. Haddox holds a degree from the Beasly School of Law at Temple University and a Bachelor's degree from the University of...
Indexes: TONI PRECKWINKLE, President, Cook County Board of Commissioners

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PROPOSED APPOINTMENT

 

Appointee(s):  Velisha L Haddox

 

Position:  Chief of the Bureau of Human Resources 

 

Department/Board/Commission:  Bureau of Human Resources

 

Effective date:  Immediate

 

Expiration date:  N/A

 

Summary: Pursuant to Section 2-141 of the Cook County Code, I hereby appoint Velisha L. Haddox to the position of Chief of the Bureau of Human Resources.

 

Ms. Haddox most recently served in various legal capacities in the Office of the Governor of the State of Illinois, including Deputy General Counsel. Her responsibilities there included advising the Governor on legal matters and policy decisions; coordinating with State agencies, boards, and commissions regarding labor relations and other personnel matters; and consulting on labor matters. Prior to joining State government she worked in the litigation practice at multiple law firms.

 

Ms. Haddox holds a degree from the Beasly School of Law at Temple University and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.

 

Velisha Haddox’s experience operating at high levels of State government and her history of collaboration with government stakeholders will be an asset to Cook County as the Chief of the Bureau of Human Resources. I submit this communication for your approval. 

 

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