Randy Hodges

Randy graduated Vanderbilt with a degree in civil engineering in 1975. Randy first worked with the SHC helping to construct the Petros Health Clinic in 1973. He served as SHC co-director from 1973-1974 and as a community worker in Jacksboro, Tenn. the summer of 1974.    In 1979 he helped found the Solar Greenhouse Employment Project, along with visionary Bill Dow. After a 24 year career in construction and structural engineering, he became a self-employed artist-blacksmith, and a member of the KDH artists Cooperative in Kill Devil Hills, N.C.

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