House Conference Chair
North Carolina General Assembly
Representative John Szoka
NC House of Representatives
District 45, Cumberland County
NC State Rep John Szoka
A retired Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army, Representative John Szoka is a member of the North Carolina General Assembly. As an advocate for renewable energy, John is working hard for consumers to be able to choose how their energy is provided, reducing energy costs and promoting a cleaner, healthier environment. In 2017, John was the primary sponsor and leading proponent of HB 589 Competitive Energy Solutions for North Carolina, which was passed into law. The law totally revamped the way solar energy is brought onto the grid, saving ratepayers $850M over the next 10 years using free market principles.
First elected in 2012, Representative Szoka was reelected to serve his fourth term in the House in 2019. He is a member of the NC House leadership team, elected House Republican Conference Leader. Speaker appointments are Senior Chairman of the Finance Committee; Chairman of the Energy and Public Utilities Committee; and Chairman of the Joint Legislative Commission on Energy Policy. He is Vice-chair of Rules, Calendar, & Operations of the House and the Redistricting Committee.
Representative Szoka and his wife, Laurie, also a retired Army officer and a Nurse Practioner, reside in Fayetteville, North Carolina and have two grown children, Hunter and Morgan.
Wednesday, September 25
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM