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File #: 21-3133    Version: 1 Name: A RESOLUTION HONORING TRUSTEE SHARMIN SHAHJAHAN’S COMMITTMENT TO PUBLIC SERVICE
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 5/6/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 5/13/2021 Final action: 5/13/2021
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION HONORING TRUSTEE SHARMIN SHAHJAHAN'S COMMITTMENT TO PUBLIC SERVICE WHEREAS, Village of Hanover Park Trustee Sharmin Shahjahan dedicated herself to public service during her term as Village Trustee; and WHEREAS, Trustee Shahjahan served the Village of Hanover Park prior to her term when she was appointed to lead the Hanover Park Cultural Inclusion & Diversity Committee in 2010. She continued that work and served as the Board Liaison during her Trustee tenure; and WHEREAS, prior to her public service, she had a productive career working in the private sector with a background in finance; and WHEREAS, Trustee Shahjahan's leadership capabilities have been clear during her tenure serving in leadership roles on School District U-46 School Improvement Program Community Partner, School District U-46 Citizens' Advisory Council Finance Committee, National League of Cities Vice Chair Human Development Committee, National League of Cities Race, Equity, and L...
Sponsors: KEVIN B. MORRISON

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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

 

A RESOLUTION HONORING TRUSTEE SHARMIN SHAHJAHAN’S COMMITTMENT TO PUBLIC SERVICE

 

WHEREAS, Village of Hanover Park Trustee Sharmin Shahjahan dedicated herself to public service during her term as Village Trustee; and

 

WHEREAS, Trustee Shahjahan served the Village of Hanover Park prior to her term when she was appointed to lead the Hanover Park Cultural Inclusion & Diversity Committee in 2010. She continued that work and served as the Board Liaison during her Trustee tenure; and

 

WHEREAS, prior to her public service, she had a productive career working in the private sector with a background in finance; and

 

WHEREAS, Trustee Shahjahan’s leadership capabilities have been clear during her tenure serving in leadership roles on School District U-46 School Improvement Program Community Partner, School District U-46 Citizens' Advisory Council Finance Committee, National League of Cities Vice Chair Human Development Committee, National League of Cities Race, Equity, and Leadership Committee, National League of Cities Board Member of Women in Municipal Government,  Metropolitan Mayors Caucus Age-Friendly Collaborative, Metropolitan Mayors Caucus Environment Committee, Metropolitan Mayors Caucus Diversity Task Force, Women Empowerment Campaign, and United Nations Women Chicago; and

 

WHEREAS, Trustee Shahjahan worked tirelessly during the COVID-19 pandemic to provide real help to her constituents including providing vital resource cards, procuring PPE, and leading an effort to half water shut-offs and debt collection; and

 

WHEREAS, Trustee Shahjahan approached her role with an openness to constituents and other stakeholders making local government accessible for all; and

 

WHEREAS, Cook County and the Cook County Board of Commissioners have had the honor of working with Trustee Shahjahan and the Village of Hanover Park and she has proved to be a wonderful partner; and

 

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that we, the Cook County Board of Commissioners do hereby honor Village of Hanover Park Trustee Sharmin Shahjahan for her commitment to public service; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that suitable copies of this resolution are presented to Trustee Sharmin Shahjahan. 

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