Gay-rights and anti-racism activist, Scot is a member of the A Territory Resource team; he most recently was the Associate Director of the Western Prison Project, a seven-state regional criminal justice reform organization.
He was also a field organizer for 1992's No on 9 Campaign for a Hate-Free Oregon. Before moving to Oregon, Scot worked with Native Hawaiian and immigrant youth and families on the island of O'ahu.
Scot has nearly twenty-five years experience as an organizer and trainer on a broad range of progressive issues. He is a former educator and fundraiser for the Highlander Research and Education Center in New Market, Tennessee, and is a past Executive Director of the McKenzie River Gathering Foundation.
He has been the Field Director of the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force, and was one of the founders and Executive Director of the Coalition for Human Dignity. Scot currently serves on the executive committee of the Funding Exchange and on the board of directors of the Western States Center.
He lives in Portland, Oregon.