Charles David "Dave" Hood, Jr.


District: 25 -- Republican

Part of Volusia

Committee Membership for 2012 - 2014 Term

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Daytona Beach Shores
Occupation:  Attorney/Managing Partner: Smith, Hood, Stout, Bigman & Brock, P.A.
Spouse:  Lorraine "Lori" of Syracuse, New York
Child(ren):  Charles III, Randall Clay, Lauren Alyson Hood, Lauren Elizabeth, Louis Garafolo, Jr.
Education:  University of South Carolina, B.A., cum laude, 1972-1975; University of South Carolina Law Center, J.D., cum laude, 1975-1978
Born:  April 24, 1954, Fort Polk, LA
Deceased:  March 15, 2019
Moved to Florida:  1978
Religious Affiliation:  Presbyterian
Recreational Interest:  baseball, golf, tennis

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012
Resigned September 30, 2014

Other Public Services

Fifth District Court of Appeals Judicial Nominating Committee, Chairman, 2009-present
ACT, Board of Directors, Chairman, 2007-2008
City of Ormond Beach, City Commissioner, 1992-1994, Mayor, 1994-1999
Metropolitan Planning Organization, Chairman, Executive Board, 1996-1999
Volusia Local Government Study Commission, Chairman, 1998-1999
Ormond Beach Claims Committee, 1994-1998
Volusia County Council of Governments, Chairman, 1995-1997
East Florida Regional Planning Council, 1992-1993
Volusia County School Board, School Construction Committee, 1987-1991, Committee on Drop-Outs, 1988-1992
State Forum on Children at Risk, 1988-1990
Volusia County Committee on Education Compact, 1988-1990
Volusia County Task Force on Extended School Year, 1990


Florida Hospital Foundation, Board of Directors, 2008-present
Florida Hospital Operating Review Board, Chair, Board of Directors, 2011-present
Halifax Area Chamber of Commerce, 2012-present
Margarita Society of Volusia County, charter member
Volusia County Incubator Advisory Board, 2012-present
ACT, Board of Directors, 2007-2008
Easter Seal Society, Chairman, Board of Directors, 1987-2005
Halifax Habitat for Humanity, Review Committee, Chairman, 2000, Board of Directors, Chairman, 2001-2004
CORE Employer Services, Inc., Board of Directors, 2001-2003
Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, 1997-2000
Metropolitan Planning Organization, Executive Board member, 1996-1999
Serenity House, Board of Directors, 1991-1997
United Way of Volusia County, Inc., Board of Directors, 1986-1992
Daytona Beach Kiwanis, Board of Directors, Chairman, 1984-1986, 1988, President, 1989-1990


Daytona Beach Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
Easter Seals Society of Volusia and Flagler Counties, Honorary Life Director, Chairman, 1992-1994
Fifth District Court of Appeals, Judicial Nominating Committee, Chairman
Regional Cancer Center, Fund Raising Committee Chairman
Volusia County Incubator Advisory Board
Volusia Civic League, 2010, Vision Committee, Chairman, 2001
American Heart Association, Heart Walk, Chairman, 2009
Easter Seals Charter School, Chairman, 2005-2008
Edgar Allen Founder Society, 2001, Easter Seals, Lily Award, 2005
Governor’s Wild Fire Task Force, 1998
Greater Volusia Tennis League, President, 1982-1984

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