Vice Mayor Eric Hood and President of NAACP #3147

Eric Hood of Ward I


  • Attended Muskegon Public schools from K-12
  • Graduated from Muskegon High School in 1980
  • Attended Muskegon Community College and GVSU Police Academy
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Concentration in Human Services, Cum Laude, Colorado Technical University
  • Joined the United States Army 1982
  • Stationed at Madigan Army Hospital Ft. Lewis Washington ,Walter Reed Medical Center Washington D.C., and Korea
  • Attended The Academy of Health & Science Ft. Sam Houston
  • In Korea I was stationed at Camp Howze 1/31st infantry Division and Served 72 days on the Demilitarized Zone
  • Honorably discharged from the Military in October 1985 and returned home to Muskegon