Scott Glenn was appointed Thursday as director of the state Office of Environmental Quality Control by Gov. David Ige.
Glenn will replace former Rep. Jessica Wooley, whose term ended June 30. Woosley had been serving on monthly basis since Ige took office in January.
Glenn is leaving his position as environmental planner at Cardno, an environmental engineering firm, where he has worked since 2010.
Glenn served as vice chair and past chair of the Sierra Club Hawaii Chapter and holds the same positions on the State Environmental Council. He is also the co-founder and president of Better Block Hawaii‘i, a non-profit dedicated to exploring collaborative, innovative approaches to improving urban livability.
Glenn earned a B.A. in philosophy and classical archaeology from the University of Evansville and a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Hawaii. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners.