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Hood, Rachel (D)

State Representative District 76
Office: N1095 HOB
Term: Second
Phone: (517) 373-0822
Email: RachelHood@house.mi.gov
Home Address: Grand Rapids, MI
Website: https://housedems.com/hood
Seat Number: 85
Standing Committees: Appropriations
Subcommittees: Agriculture & Rural Development / Natural Resources(VC), School Aid & Dept. of Education, Health & Human Services
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

BB - Binsfeld Building,  BT - Boji Tower,  CB - Capitol Building,  HOB - House Office Building  


POLITICAL CAREER

Rep. Hood was first elected in 2018 when she defeated Republican Amanda BRAND by securing 62.4% of the vote.  

Hood ran unopposed in the 2018 Democratic primary. 

In 2020, she secured her second term by running unopposed in the August primary.  In the November general election, Rep. Hood defeated Republican Douglas ZANDSTRA 62.7% to 37.2%.  

WORK EXPERIENCE

She is employed as a grant strategist/project manager at Chase Park Grants and Dig Deep, which helps small and mid-sized cities secure federal, state and private funding for water infrastructure planning and projects.

She previously worked at West Michigan Environmental Action Council and served as executive director of West Grand Neighborhood Organization.

To read MIRS biography of Rep. Hood, click here.

EDUCATION

Hood has a bachelor's degree from James Madison College, at Michigan State University.

PERSONAL

Hood and her husband Dave, who launched the family business, City Built Brewing in Grand Rapids, have two daughters.

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Neema Katibai
nkatibai@house.mi.gov

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