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James M. Scott

James M. Scott, American state legislator. Board directors Metropolitan Washington Transit Authority, 1982—1985; Member of Metropolitan Washington Council Governments (board directors since 1993), United Way (member executive committee 1980-1984, 1989-1992).

Background

  • Scott, James M. was born on June 11, 1938 in Galax, Virginia, United States. Son of Fred Sharp and Mary Ruth Bishop Scott.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1960. Master of Arts, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1965. Master of Public Administration, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, 1982.

    Career

    • Executive director Fairfax Community Action Programs, 1966—1968, Washington Suburban Institute, 1969—1972. Member board supervisors Fairfax County, Virginia, 1972—1986. Assistant vice president Inova Health Systems, community affairs consultant.

      Member District 53 Virginia House of Delegates, since 1992. Chairman NACO Community Development Steering Committee, 1977—1983, North Virginia Transportation Commission, 1980—1981, Metropolitan Washington Water Resources Planning Board, 1982—1985.

    Works

    Politics

    Pacifists should be honored because they do not allow us to become complacent about war and violence.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in us.

    Views

    One may feel driven by urges such as anger, lust or greed. If anybody is willing to be open to the Holy Spirit, God helps to resist evil and to live life to the full.

    Membership

    Board directors Metropolitan Washington Transit Authority, 1982—1985. Member of Metropolitan Washington Council Governments (board directors since 1993), United Way (member executive committee 1980-1984, 1989-1992).

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Cromwell, 1976. Children: Casey, Mary Alice.
    • father: Fred Sharp
    • mother: Mary Ruth Bishop Scott
    • spouse: Nancy Cromwell
    • children: Casey Scott
    • Mary Alice Scott
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    Born June 11, 1938
    • 1960
      University North Carolina
    • 1965
      University North Carolina
    • 1982
      George Mason University
    • 1966 - 1968
      Executive, director Fairfax Community Action Programs
    • 1969 - 1972
      Executive, director Fairfax Community Action Programs
    • 1972 - 1986
      member, board supervisors Fairfax County
      Virginia, United States
    • 1992
      member, District 53 Virginia House of Delegates
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