Legislator Profile

Former Florida Representative Charles David Hood (R)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Charles David Hood
District Address:
Suite 720
444 Seabreeze Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL 32118-3952
(386) 239-6286

Capitol Address:
1003 The Capitol
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
(850) 717-5025
political profile
  • House District:25
  • First Elected:2012
  • Terms Out:2020
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Volusia
  • District Information:view district 25 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012. Resigned 09/30/14 due to appointment to Circuit Judgeship.
  • Born:April 24, 1954, Fort Polk, LA
  • Moved to Florida:1978
  • Religious Affiliation:Presbyterian
  • Education:University of South Carolina, B.A., cum laude, 1972-1975; University of South Carolina Law Center, J.D., cum laude, 1975-1978
  • Occupation:Attorney/Managing Partner: Smith, Hood, Stout, Bigman & Brock, P.A.
  • Spouse:Lorraine 'Lori' of Syracuse, New York
  • Children:Charles III, Randall Clay, Lauren Alyson Hood, Lauren Elizabeth, Louis Garafolo, Jr.
  • Affiliations: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
    CORE Employer Services, Inc., Board of Directors, 2001-2003
    Halifax Habitat for Humanity Review Committee, Chairman, 2000
    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, 1988-1990
  • Highlights:Daytona Beach Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
    Easter Seals of Volusia and Flagler Counties, Honorary Life Director
    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
    Easter Seals, Lily Award, 2005
    Halifax Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors, Chairman, 2001-2004
    Easter Seals, Edgar Allen Founder Society, 2001
    Governor's Wild Fire Task Force, 1998
    Easter Seal Society of Volusia and Flagler Counties, Chairman, 1992-1994
    Daytona Beach Kiwanis, President, 1989-1990
    Greater Volusia Tennis League, President, 1982-1984
  • Former Service:Fifth District Court of Appeals Judicial Nominating Committee, Chairman, 2009-present
    ACT, Board of Directors, Chairman, 2007-2008
    City of Ormond Beach, 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
    City of Ormond Beach, City Commissioner, 1992-1994
    East Florida Regional Planning Council, 1992-1993
    Volusia County School Board Committee on Drop-Outs, 1988-1992
    Volusia County School Board, School Construction Committee, 1987-1991
    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
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