Douglas P. Scott

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Douglas P. Scott
Mayor of Rockford
In office
May 2001 (2001-May) – May 2005 (2005-May)
Preceded by Charles Box
Succeeded by Larry Morrissey
Member of the Illinois House of Representatives from the 67th district
In office
January 1995 (1995-Jan) – April 2001 (2001-April)
Succeeded by Chuck Jefferson
Personal details
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Tammy Scott
Residence Rockford, Illinois
Alma mater Marquette University
University of Tulsa

Doug Scott (born 1960)[1] 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 [2] after losing his mayoral reelection bid in 2005. Scott served as chairman of the Illinois Commerce Commission from 2011-2015.[3]

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.[1] Scott also is a member of the Illinois Brownfields Association and served as President from 2003-2005.


  1. ^ a b "E.P.A. Profile". Illinois EPA. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Governor Blagojevich Names Doug Scott As New IEPA Director". Summer 2005. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  3. ^ "ICC Chairman and Commissioners". ICC. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
Preceded by
Charles Box
Mayor of Rockford, IL
Succeeded by
Larry Morrissey