Sussex County council district 1

Hunter Hastings

About Hunter


Hunter received both his GED and associates in human services from Delaware Technical Community College. While attending college, Hunter was nominated to represent the college’s GED program in front of legislators, including then Lt. Governor Matt Denn, to advocate for continued funding for programs like the college’s. Currently, Hunter has earned his bachelors in behavioral science and is now working on his masters in psychology and addictions from California Southern University. Hunter’s educational goal is to earn his license to practice mental health and addictions counseling. 

Hunter works full-time as an addictions counselor working with patients to develop their ability to abstain from addictive substances. When not working his full-time job, Hunter works as a private business consultant and as a subcontractor as a delivery for different companies. Hunter has also worked for organizations that provide disability services a direct support professional. 

When asked about his involvement in politics Hunter says:

 “In my line of work, politics determines my paycheck and how people live. I am involved as an advocate to improving the way our government operates.”   

When not pursuing his educational goals, working, or advocating for government change, Hunter enjoys spending time with his wife and family. Hunter owns one quaker parrot, a rabbit, and two corgi dogs, who all have their own personality. Hunter also enjoys target shooting, biking, and other activities. 


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