Scott Glenn, AICP, is the Director of the State of Hawaiʻi Office of Environmental Quality Control. He advises the Governor on all matters relating to environmental quality control. The Office administers the state environmental review process and provides advice and technical assistance to government agencies, businesses, and community groups. In his professional and volunteer roles, he has lead teams working closely with various stakeholders to identify environmental issues, monitor emerging concerns and opportunities, and implement the tools to address them.
Prior to his current position, he was an environmental planner at Cardno. There, he focused on the intersection of planning, asset management and risk analysis in clients’ strategic decision making. He held key roles on multiple multi-million dollar projects for clients in the public and private sector. These projects involved authoring environmental impact statements and integrating climate change adaptation into federal asset decision-making tools.
As a volunteer prior to his current position, Scott served as Chair of the Hawaiʻi State Chapter of the Sierra Club and the Chair of the State Environmental Council. He is also a co-founder and president of Better Block Hawai‘i, a non-profit dedicated to exploring collaborative, innovative approaches to improving urban livability.
Scott has a M.A. in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Hawaiʻi and a B.A. in Archaeology and Philosophy from the University of Evansville.