Douglas P. Scott
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|Douglas P. Scott|
|Mayor of Rockford|
May 2001 – May 2005
|Preceded by||Charles Box|
|Succeeded by||Larry Morrissey|
|Member of the Illinois House of Representatives from the 67th district|
January 1995 – April 2001
|Succeeded by||Chuck Jefferson|
|Alma mater||Marquette University
University of Tulsa
Doug Scott (born 1960) served one term from 2001-2005 as mayor of Rockford, Illinois, United States, after serving from 1995-2001 as a member of the Illinois General Assembly. He was elected mayor after Charles Box declined to seek a fourth term. A Democrat, Scott was appointed to head the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency  after losing his mayoral reelection bid in 2005. In 2011, Scott was appointed as chairman of the Illinois Commerce Commission.
Scott is most well known for his work to clean up and maintain the environment. He implemented Rockford's citywide recycling program along with a program to collect used engine oil and hazardous waste. Scott also is a member of the Illinois Brownfields Association and served as President from 2003-2005.
- "E.P.A. Profile". Illinois EPA. Retrieved March 24, 2010.
- "EPA and USCG kick off national emergency response …". June 14, 2007. Retrieved March 24, 2010.
- "Doug Scott, Chairman". ICC. Retrieved May 9, 2011.
|Mayor of Rockford, IL
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