Rev. Scott Porter is a pastor from Sterling, Illinois, who developed a deep interest in President Ronald Reagan's life and career. He saw Reagan during his 1980 campaign as well as at his 1984 birthday celebration in Dixon, Illinois. Scott Porter also went to see Ronald Reagan in 1998, who by that point had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. For several years Porter served on the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home Board as well as the Reagan Centennial Commission.