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NO. R-74. JOINT RESOLUTION RELATING TO CONGRATULATING ROBERT R. PELLON ON HIS RETIREMENT AS A LEGISLATIVE DOORKEEPER.

(J.R.S. 38)

Offered by: Senator Cummings of Washington County, Senator Doyle of Washington County and Senator Spaulding of Washington County.

Whereas, Robert R. Pellon, after having attended Spaulding High School and the University of Vermont, chose a career in law enforcement by becoming an officer in the Vermont State Police, and

Whereas, during the course of his career, he was a highly-respected homicide investigator, and

Whereas, always seeking to improve the professional performance of his duties, Robert R. Pellon completed specialized law enforcement courses at the Harvard Medical School, Babson College and the Federal Bureau of Narcotics Training School, and

Whereas, after concluding his service with the Vermont State Police, he came to work at the State House as a legislative doorkeeper, and

Whereas, his cheerful countenance was always a welcomed sight on the chambers' floors, particularly in the Senate where he was most frequently assigned, and

Whereas, at the conclusion of the 1998 legislative session, Robert R. Pellon decided to retire and devote his time to his family and many community interests, including his role as a member of the Barre City Board of Cemetery Commissioners, and

Whereas, he will be missed by his many friends in the General Assembly, now therefore be it

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:

That the General Assembly extends best wishes to Robert R. Pellon on the occasion of the completion of his tenure as a legislative doorkeeper, and be it further

Resolved: That the Secretary of State be directed to send a copy of this resolution to Robert R. Pellon.