Our Staff


Scott Hodges - Interim Executive Director  Start date February 15, 2021.  Email shodges@metro4-sesarm.org

Scott Hodges started with Metro 4/SESARM on February 15, 2021, in the role of Agency Support Specialist. His duties in that role included assisting member agencies by providing support for technical training and meetings. On September 21, 2021, Scott was appointed as Interim Executive Director. His duties in this role now include overall management of Metro 4/SESARM operations as well as communications, advocacy, and collaboration with member agencies and external partners. Scott has over 27 years of experience as an Environmental Professional. Before joining Metro 4/ SESARM, he spent nearly 4 years as an Environmental Engineering consultant working with clients throughout the southeast. Prior to that, he worked for 24 years at the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ). During that time he served in several programmatic areas of the agency, including air toxics regulation implementation, EnSite database development, and multi-media permitting. He spent the final 10 years at MDEQ as the manager of the Timber and Wood Products Permitting Branch. Scott has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Mississippi State University and holds certification as a Professional Engineer from the Mississippi Board of Professional Engineers.