Councillor Damon Hooton
Damon has a particular interest in planning and environmental issues. He was first elected to Mendip in 2003, and to Frome Town Council in 2007. He served as Mayor of Frome from 2009-2010, and was Acting Chair of Mendip from late 2010 to May 2011. Damon likes all sports, particularly football; he retired from the army after 23 years service and now works for a supermarket. He has three sons and a grandson; he is married to fellow councillor Claire and they have a black Labrador called Mollie and rabbits Arnold and Flora.