Tim Hoover joined the fire service in 1995 and works as a fire fighter and paramedic for South County Fire. He has long been involved in union activities and has held a number of elected positions with Local 1828 South County Union Firefighters. The members of the 3rd District elected him to represent them on the WSCFF Board in 2012. This district represents approximately 800 union fire fighters, paramedics, and EMTs in 17 locals spread across Washington State, from Port Angeles in the west to Chelan, Douglas, and Okanagan counties in the east, and King and Snohomish counties in the middle. Hoover serves on the WSCFF Public Relations Committee and is the IAFF 7th District representative to the IAFF EMS Committee. He has been appointed by the Washington State Secretary of Health as the WSCFF Representative on the Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems Steering Committee.