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Hodge Earns County Administrator Certification

Posted on: Aug 26th, 2022 | News and AnnouncementsPress Releasesfeatured news

 

MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. – Mobile County Administrator Glenn L. Hodge has received the designation of Certified County Administrator from the Association of County Commissions of Alabama (ACCA) at its 2022 Annual Convention.

In addition to the 48-hour Basic Course and the 60-hour Certificate in County Administration, Hodge completed seven additional courses and received a resolution of support for his certification from the Mobile County Commission.

Hodge was appointed Mobile County Administrator in 2019 and oversees the Mobile County Commission Administration’s daily operations. He has been instrumental in the Commission’s internal restructuring to maximize efficiency and modernize operations, which began in 2018. He has been employed by Mobile County since 1989, first as a supervisor and investigator with the License Commissioner’s office. Hodge assumed progressively responsible positions, including Interim County Administrator, Deputy County Administrator, and Director of General Services through which he supervised Animal Control, Environmental Enforcement, Parks, Custodial, Risk Management and the Mail Center.

Before joining the County, Hodge worked in the banking industry and owned a consulting business. Hodge also served 20 years in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserves and retired as a Petty Officer.

Hodge earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Pittsburg. He began his career as a defensive back for the Philadelphia Eagles. He completed both the Southwest Alabama Police Academy and the Northwest Alabama Law Enforcement Academy. He is Alabama Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission certified.

Some of his honors include being named class president of the Police Academy, Governor’s Award for Outstanding Reservist of the Year, “Preparation Equals Performance” Award from the U.S. Coast Guard, and being named a member of the All-Eastern Football Squad.

 

Hodge presently serves on the board of directors for the Mobile County Communications District (9-1-1), and Mobile Area Education Foundation. He is married to Cheryl Hodge, a retired school teacher.

 

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