Scott Wilk

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Scott Thomas Wilk
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Member of the California State Assembly
from the 38th district
Assumed office
December 3, 2012
Preceded by Cameron Smyth
Personal details
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Vanessa Safoyan Wilk
Children two
Residence Santa Clarita, California
Alma mater California State University, Bakersfield
Occupation Businessman, Political Consultant

Scott Thomas Wilk, Sr. (born March 16, 1959 in Los Angeles, California) is an American politician serving in the California State Assembly. He is a Republican representing the 38th district, encompassing Simi Valley, the northern section of the San Fernando Valley, and most of the Santa Clarita Valley. He currently serves as Chair of the Assembly Republican Caucus. Prior to being elected to the state assembly, he was a College of the Canyons trustee.


Wilk earned his B.A. in Political Science from California State University, Bakersfield. In the 1990s Wilk served as Chief of Staff for former California State Assembly Members Tom McClintock and Paula Boland. He later became District Director for U.S. Representative Buck McKeon. Wilk completed a four-year term on the Board of Directors of the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Foundation and he served on the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Legislative Committee. He is a member of the Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce and a past member of the Granada Hills Rotary Club.

California State Assembly[edit]

Wilk was elected to represent the 38th Assembly District on November 5, 2012. He received 56.9% of the vote.[1][2]

Committee membership[edit]

Wilk is the Vice Chair of the Rules Committee and is a member of the Arts and Entertainment, Business and Professions, Governmental Organization and Higher Education Committees.[3]

Prior elected office[edit]

Wilk was appointed to the Santa Clarita College District Board of Trustees on August 23, 2006. He was re-elected in November 2007 and November 2011.[4]


Scott and his wife, Vanessa, reside in Santa Clarita and have been married for 29 years[when?]. They have two adult children.


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