Legislator Profile

Former Florida Representative Ed Hooper (R)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Ed Hooper
District Address:
Suite 206
2963 Gulf to Bay Boulevard
Clearwater, FL 33759-4200
(727) 724-3000

Capitol Address:
222 The Capitol
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
(850) 717-5067
political profile
  • House District:67
  • First Elected:2006
  • Terms Out:2014
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Pinellas
  • District Information:view district 67 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2006, reelected subsequently
    Majority Deputy Whip, 2008-2010
  • Born:August 5, 1947, Statesville, NC
  • Moved to Florida:1972
  • Religious Affiliation:Methodist
  • Education:St. Petersburg Junior College, Fire Science and Emergency Medicine Studies
  • Occupation:Consultant, Retired Fire Lieutenant, 28 years of service including 24 years in Clearwater, Florida, 1968-1996
  • Spouse:Lee Ellen Hooper
  • Children:Brian Hooper, Ann Hall, Jennifer Godfrey, Sara Brichetto
  • Grandchildren:Brianna Hooper, Bradley Hooper, Amanda Hall, Arin Hall, John Hall
  • Affiliations:Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce, past Board of Directors, 2005, current member
    Florida Firefighter Caucus, founding member, 2011-present
    Florida Professional Firefighters, 1972-present
    Leadership Pinellas, 1998-present
    Long Center Foundation, Board of Directors and Trustee, 1997-present
    Pinellas County Metropolitan Planning Organization, 1999-2000
    Pinellas Planning Council, 1998-1999
  • Highlights:Consus Group, LLC, Government & Community Relations Consulting Firm, partner
    Associated Industries of Florida Hospital Council, Legislator of the Year, 2012
    Clearwater Downtown Partnership, Appreciation Award, 2012
    Florida Chamber of Commerce Honor Roll, "A" Legislative Report Card, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
    Florida Education Association, "A" Legislative Report Card, 2008, 2011, 2012
    Florida League of Cities, Inc., Legislative Appreciation Award, 2010, 2012
    Leading Age Florida, Legislator of the Year, 2012
    National Association of Social Workers, Tampa Bay, Elected Official of the Year, 2012
    Pinellas County Osteopathic Medical Society, Legislator of the Year, 2012, Florida Dental Association, Legislative Service Award, 2011
    Florida Home Builders Association, "A" Legislative Report Card, 2010, 2011
    Associated Builders and Contractors, ABC Friend of "Free Enterprise" Award, 2008, 2009, 2010
    Big Brothers Big Sisters, Appreciation Award, 2010
    Florida Association of Counties, Legislative Leadership Award, 2010
    Florida Sheriffs Association, Legislative Award, 2010
    Fraternal Order of Police and Law Enforcement Officers Recognition of Continued Support, 2010
    Clearwater Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc., Appreciation Award, 2008
    Florida Assisted Living Affiliation, Pinellas County Chapter, Appreciation Award, 2008
    Willa Carson Health Resource Center, Recognition for Outstanding Community Support, 2008
    Florida Family Childcare Home Association, Recognition of Commitment Award, 2007
    Professional Firefighter of the Year by the Governor, State Fire Marshal and Florida Cabinet, 1999
  • Former Service:Pinellas County Charter Review Commission, 2010
    Pinellas County Legislative Delegation, Chairman, 2008-2009
    Clearwater Community Development Board, appointed, 2001-2004
    Pinellas Fire & EMS Task Force, Chairman, appointed, 2004
    Clearwater City Commissioner, elected, 1996-2000
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