Mark Hodge has entered the race for the Second District Quay County Commissioner’s race.
He has lived in Quay County since 1984. He is married and has three children. He was an agent for Plateau Cell Phones a division of New Liberty until the railroad and trucking industries moved out of the area. He currently works for the Union Pacific Railroad. He has been involved with community development and planning economic development as a railroad representative. He has also been the past presidents of and a state legislative representative for The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
He has had 20 years involvement in Scouting having served in different capacities including chairman for Cub Scout Pack 652. He is attending Mesalands community College and Plans to complete his masters’ degree with Mesalands association with Franklin University. Hodge said he does not “support any alcohol concession at the county fair barn.” However, he does support better screening and training for county employees and drug and alcohol policies that includes commissioners leading by example. “I know the water issue is paramount to growth. I will do my best to keep it here,” said Hodge.