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Your Elected Officials

Mayor Hoog
b.hoog@cityofcapecanaveral.org

Mayor Bob Hoog's past City Service includes: Code Enforcement Board Chairperson, member of the Construction Board of Adjustments and Appeals, Local Planning Agency, Planning and Zoning Board and Board of Adjustment.  Mr. Hoog has served the City Council as Mayor Pro Tem from 1984-1989, 2006-2009 and  2010-2011. He has been serving as Mayor since November 2015 and was re-elected November 2018.

The Mayor quotes the following:  "I will continue to serve the Citizens of Cape Canaveral for a clean, drug free, residential community with a strong enforcement of the Ordinances and Codes, clean beaches and honest government".

Mr. Hoog is married to wife, Boon, and has 6 children, 24 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

Mayor Pro Tem Brown
m.brown@cityofcapecanaveral.org

Mike Brown began his career as a teacher with the Indian River School Board in Vero Beach, Florida. He moved on from that career to become a Florida State Trooper where he successfully worked his way up the ranks to Lieutenant. As a District Lieutenant, some of his duties included contracts, complaint resolution, employee investigations, discipline and vehicle maintenance. He retired in September 2014. At this time Mike is currently serving as Vice-President of the Bayport Condo Association. He is actively involved as a member of the Cape View Elementary Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) and the Cape View Elementary School Advisory Council. Mike also volunteers as a Youth Soccer Coach in the City of Cape Canaveral. He is married to Linda Brown and they are the proud parents of 5 sons and 12 grandchildren.

Council Member Mike Brown  was elected in 2015 to fill a vacancy on Council. He won his second election in 2016 to serve a full, 3-year term as a City Council Member. He currently holds the title of Mayor Pro Tem, having been appointed by his fellow Council Members in November 2017 and 2018.  

Council Member Morrison
w.morrison@cityofcapecanaveral.org

Council Member Wes Morrison has called Brevard County “home” for more than 35 years, with his family going back six generations here in Florida. Wes and his wife, Christina, both graduated from Titusville High School. Coming from a low-income household, Wes worked hard to put himself through Florida State University. The Morrison family enjoys biking, surf fishing and paddle boarding here in our neighborhood- and daughter, Parker, loves the tire swing at Canaveral City Park.

In his professional life, Wes Morrison is a commercial solar project developer focused on helping schools, municipalities, businesses and non-profits lower their electricity costs with clean renewable energy. Wes has experience in policy and regulation at the state and local level, in addition to his experience in the Brevard business community in medical, technology and energy. He also serves as the Men's Group Leader and Deacon at his church LifePointe Ministries. Through this volunteer group, he works together with others across the county on service projects, such as providing free meals, assisting seniors with household projects and storm clean ups. He continues to be involved and participates in events supporting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the YMCA. Wes is involved in local fundraising events like the Space Coast Marathon to benefit children with autism at The Scott Center at the Florida Institute of Technology.

Council Member Wes Morrison was elected in 2017 for a three-year term to end in November 2020. 

Council Member Randels
r.randels@cityofcapecanaveral.org

Council Member Rocky Randels was elected in 2016 for a three year term to end in November 2019.

From 1987 to 2015, he served on the Cape Canaveral City Council for 28 consecutive years, the latter 18 years as Mayor.

He retired from the Postal Service as Cocoa Postmaster with almost 40 years career service, has been a resident of Cape Canaveral for over three decades and has served at Federal, State, and County levels on many Board of Directors, Committees and Associations of both governmental and private organizations.

Council Member Randels sees the most important issue facing Cape Canaveral as both an opportunity and a responsibility, stating: "The City is being discovered as a very desirable area. This offers an opportunity to continue to implement our City's Vision of 'becoming a live-able, bike-able, walk-able residential and business friendly atmosphere that is an attractive, safe, secure, and sustainable coastal community embracing the beach and riverside as the main amenities, supporting local culture and education'".

He also states, "there is a responsibility to maintain and continue the quality of life that we now enjoy, preserving the community appeal that is the reason many of us live here."

Council Member Raymond
a.raymond@cityofcapecanaveral.org

“Cape Canaveral is My Neighborhood.”

Council Member Angela Raymond grew up in East Aurora, New York, a suburb of Buffalo. She received a Bachelors in English Literature and Language, with Teacher Certification in 1971. After several moves and taking time at home to raise three sons, Angela pursued a Masters in Applied Linguistics, with a specialty in teaching English as a Second Language, while teaching in the International Program at USF. In 1983, Angela moved to St. Louis where she accepted a position at Maryville University. In the Intensive English Program/International Program she served multiple roles, including foreign student activities, immigration, recruiting as well as serving on many committees and as the Parliamentarian on the executive board of the Faculty Senate.

After relocating to Cape Canaveral, she taught at BCC (now Eastern Florida State College) and FIT in the ELS program.  She is an active member of Our Saviour’s Catholic Community, where she is a lector and President of St. Vincent De Paul Society, which helps the poor in our area. Angela served five years as a member of the Cape Canaveral Community Appearance Board prior to her election to City Council.

An active tennis player at our City courts for many years, she started a Senior Women’s Tennis Team and is an avid bicyclist who loves pedaling around our city. She has traveled to many countries on seven continents and has visited all fifty states! It is Cape Canaveral where her family chose to retire. Married to Doug, Angela has three sons, eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Council Member Raymond was elected in 2017 for a three-year term to end in November 2020. Additionally, she is the appointed Voting Delegate for the City of Cape Canaveral on the Space Coast League of Cities' Board of Directors.

The current City Council Roster can be found in the Document Center

Past Mayors

  • Rocky Randels
    November 1997 - November 2015
  • John K. Porter
    November 1994 - November 1997
  • Joy C. Salamone
    November 1988 - November 1994
  • Patrick T. Lee
    November 1985 - November 1988
  • Wayne E. Rutherford
    November 1982 - November 1985
  • Johnson L. Murphy, Jr.
    June 1979 - November 1982
  • Ann H. Thurm
    November 1977 - June 1979
  • Leo C. Nicholas
    June 1976 - November 1977
  • Franklyn P. Maclay
    June 1973 - June 1976
  • George H. Firkins, Jr.
    June 1971 - June 1973
  • Leo C. Nicholas
    June 1970 - June 1971
  • Richard R. Thurm
    June 1963 - June 1970
  • Raymond A. Jamieson
    March 1962 - June 1963
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