Scott is an attorney and community planner who joined the Institute of Government’s
Planning and Environmental Services unit in 2014. He works on issues concerning environmental
and natural resource planning, climate resilience, nature-based and green infrastructure
practices, land use, community planning and economic development, and updating and
revising city and county land use ordinances. In addition to planning and technical
assistance, Scott works directly with communities to develop funding and implement
projects that provide social, economic, and environmental benefits. He also delivers
training courses on a wide variety of subjects, such as stormwater management, planning
and zoning practices, community resilience and sustainability, and preparing for large-scale
solar installations. Prior to joining the Institute of Government, he worked as a
local government attorney and an environmental consultant.
J.D., M.E.P.D., University of Georgia; C.F.M.