Director J. Gander Hooter is the director of S.H.U.S.H. He is depicted as very well spoken and smart. He regards Darkwing very highly and often calls him in on cases, much to the protest of his top agent Vladimir Goudenov Grizzlikof.
- J. Gander Hooter is named after former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover.
- He first appeared in "Dirty Money".
- His personality seems to be based on Q from the James Bond series.