Our Staff


Chad LaFontaine - Executive Director.  Start date September 1, 2020.  Email clafontaine@metro4-sesarm.org

Chad LaFontaine started his tenure with Metro 4/SESARM on September 1, 2020 and officially became the Executive Director on October 1, 2020.  Chad is a veteran air quality professional, having served for over 25 years with Mississippi's Department of Environmental Quality, the last three years as Chief of the Air Division. He has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Mississippi State University and holds various certifications including with the Mississippi Board of Professional Engineers.  Chad's duties include overall management of Metro 4/SESARM operations as well as communications, advocacy, and collaboration with member agencies and external partners.


Other Metro 4/SESARM Staff

  • Margaret Hassin:  start date February 1, 2021.  Financial, grants, administrative support.  Email mhassin@metro4-sesarm.org
  • Scott Hodges:  start date February 16, 2021.  Training, other events (meetings and workshops), technical support.  Email shodges@metro4-sesarm.org