|Illinois Commerce Commission|
|March 3, 2011 - present|
|January 21, 2019|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Appointed||March 3, 2011|
|Appointed by||Governor of Illinois|
|Director, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency|
|2005 - 2011|
|Mayor of Rockford|
|2001 - 2005|
|Illinois House of Representatives|
|Bachelor's||University of Tulsa (1982)|
|J.D.||Marquette University (1985)|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Political career
- 3 Appointments
- 4 Campaign donors
- 5 Personal
- 6 Recent news
- 7 See also
- 8 External links
- 9 References
Scott graduated from the University of Tulsa in 1982 and from Marquette University School of Law in 1985. He was elected to the Illinois House of Representatives in 1995, where he represented District 67 until 2001, when he was elected Mayor of Rockford. He served as mayor until 2005, at which time he was named director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, where he served until his appointment to the commerce commission.
- BA, University of Tulsa (1982)
- JD, Marquette University (1985)
Illinois Commerce Commission (2011-present)
Illinois EPA Director (2005-2011)
Scott was appointed as director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency by then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D) in 2005, serving in this position until 2011.
Comptoller calls for Scott's removal
During Scott's tenure it was reported that the IEPA had brushed-over a number of environmental wrongdoings, including cancer-causing pollution and waste leaks. In August 2009, then Illinois Comptroller Dan Hynes criticized Scott's performance, saying he should be removed from office. In a press release Hynes stated, “The Blagojevich culture of politically driven decisions still has a foothold in Pat Quinn’s administration, and Illinois families are the clear victim. I am calling on the governor immediately to remove Doug Scott.”
Mayor of Rockford (2001-2005)
Scott served as Mayor of Rockford from 2001-2005. He was defeated in his bid for re-election by Larry Morrissey.
Illinois House of Representatives (1995-2001)
Scott was appointed to the Illinois Commerce Commission by Gov. Pat Quinn (D) effective March 3, 2011. After his first term expired January 20, 2014, Scott was reappointed to another five years as ICC chair. His second term will end January 21, 2019.
Scott was appointed as Director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency by Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D) in 2005.
Comprehensive donor information for Scott is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Scott raised a total of $338,731 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 10, 2013.
|Doug Scott's Campaign Contribution History|
|2000||Illinois State House District 67||$124,774|
|1998||Illinois State House District 67||$84,867|
|1996||Illinois State House District 67||$129,090|
|Grand Total Raised||$338,731|
Scott's wife name is Tammy.
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- Icc.Illinois.gov, "Doug Scott, Chairman," accessed October 17, 2011
- "Commerce Commission, Illinois," accessed April 8, 2014
- Rockford Register Star, "Doug Scott to chair Illinois Commerce Commission," February 28, 2011
- The Rock River Times, "IEPA Director Doug Scott embrolied in allegations," August 26, 2009
- Rock River Times, "IEPA Director Doug Scott embrolied in allegations," August 26, 2009
- Follow the Money, "Career fundraising for Douglas P. Scott," accessed July 10, 2013
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