Scott hails from the Quad Cities area of Illinois and now lives with his wife, Amber, and daughter, Anastasia, in Springfield. Scott earned his Bachelor of Arts in History with a Teacher’s Certification from Western Illinois University in 2006 and his Master of Public Administration from the University of Illinois at Springfield in 2008. He is currently a Doctorate of Public Adminsitration student at the Univeristy of Illinois at Springfield.
Scott has been a member of the Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service staff for the past seven years, and he currently serves as Deputy Director. In this position, he promotes volunteerism and National Service throughout the State. He has served on several state, regional, and national committees including service as the Program Chair and Host Committee Member for the 2012 National Conference on Voluntering and Service.
An Eagle Scout and avid volunteer, Scott takes great joy from camping, community service, and teaching. He also serves as an elected Member of the Springfield School District 186 Board of Education, where he serves as the Policy Committee Chair. In his personal and professional life, he continues to live by his motto, “better yourself by serving others.”
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