He was first elected to the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners in November 2002 and re-elected in 2004 and 2008 to District 2. He was elected to represent District 5 in 2010. During that time, he has held the leadership positions of Chaplain in fiscal years 2003, 2004, and 2010; Vice-Chairman in Fiscal Years 2005, 2006, and 2007; and he was chosen by his peers to serve as Chairman in fiscal years 2008, 2009, and 2010.
Commissioner Hagan also serves as the Board of County Commissioner’s representative on a committee of six, Florida Association of Counties Board of Directors, an alternate on the Emergency Policy Group, Hospital Authority, Tampa Bay and Company, Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority, and Tampa Sports Authority. In addition, Commissioner Hagan has chaired the County’s Transportation Task Force.
Ken Hagan has a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Florida and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Tampa. He and his wife, Susan, have a son, Jake, and a daughter, Elizabeth.