Elisha D. Hodge is a legal consultant with the University of Tennessee’s Municipal Technical Advisory Service. Before joining MTAS, Elisha was the Open Records Counsel for the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury, where she was responsible for mediating open records disputes, answering inquiries about public records and open meetings, and educating citizens, the media and governmental entities about public records and open meetings acts. Prior to her role in the Comptroller's Office, Elisha prosecuted cases for the Tennessee Department of Health from 2004-2007. She is a graduate of the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee and the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in Memphis, Tennessee. Elisha is a member of the Napier Looby Bar Association, the Nashville Bar Association's Government Attorney's Division, and a member of the Dean of Basic and Applied Sciences' Cabinet at MTSU.