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. Scott served as chairman of the Illinois Commerce Commission from 2011-2015.
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.
- "Governor Blagojevich Names Doug Scott As New IEPA Director". Summer 2005. Retrieved January 15, 2015.
- "ICC Chairman and Commissioners". ICC. Retrieved January 15, 2015.
|Mayor of Rockford, IL
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