Mission

Our Mission for the Southern Ohio Diversification Initiative (SODI) is to improve the quality of life for Jackson, Pike, Ross, and Scioto Counties through economic diversification, development of underutilized land and facilities on the Department Of Energy (DOE) Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant Site, and continued support of local industry.

Vision

Our Vision is to be a permanent community partner, catalyzing economic development and promoting cooperation in the four county region.

Board:

Ted Wheeler – Pike County 
Ted West – Scioto Township 
Ryan Clemmons – Seal Township
Dan Minter – Pike County
Herman Potter – Steel Workers Union
Paul Davis – Guards Union 
Larry Scaggs – City Of Waverly
Fred Foster – Pike County
Stan Craft – TRADES
Mike Payton – Scioto County
Doug Corcoran – Ross County
Ray Roberts – Pike County
Robert Horton – Scioto County
Randy Heath – Jackson County

Staff:

Steve L. Shepherd – Executive Director
Kevin Shoemaker – In-House Counsel
Donna Carson – Administrative Assistant

Contact Us

3930 US Highway 23 South
Piketon, Ohio 45661
Mailing: P.O. Box 517
Piketon, Ohio 45661
​Tel: 740-897-2120
sodi@zoomnet.net