Ohio Health, Inc., Board Member (2006-2008)
Scott represented the Marion community on the Ohio Health Board of Directors—the system that operates Marion General Hospital. Ohio Health is a health system with 29,000 associates, physicians and volunteers, and a network of 11 hospitals, 200+ ambulatory sites, hospice, home health, medical equipment and other health services spanning 47 Ohio counties.
Marion General Hospital, Inc., Board Chairman (2003-2009)
Selected by the Hospital’s Governing Board, Scott served on the board’s operating committee, nominating committee and as Chairman from 2006-2008. He helped guide the hospital through a leadership transition and the successful negotiation of a new long-term lease between the City of Marion and the hospital.
Marion County United Way, Executive Board Member (2005-2007)
Scott served the United Way as a board member and allocations committee member as the organization transitioned from a fundraiser to a service organization that focuses on community needs evaluations and competitive funding.
Palace Cultural Arts Association, Board Chairman (2007-2016)
Scott led the Board of Directors for the Marion Palace Theatre, a 1,440-seat performing arts venue in Marion. The Palace is one of the few remaining atmospheric theatres in the world. He chaired the Board for two years, leading the organization through two executive director transitions. He also implemented nonprofit best practices and policies for board governance and financial controls.
Scott wrote a history of the 1928 theatre and donated the proceeds to the organization. A Theatre History of Marion, Ohio—John Eberson’s Palace is available from the theatre and wherever books are sold.
Other Leadership Activities
Marion Rotary Club, Board of Directors (2003-2005)
Founder, Marion County First Book
Epworth Preschool and Daycare, Inc., Board of Directors (1999-2002)
Marion Can-Do Economic Development Board of Directors (2005-2009)
Marion County Historical Society (2016-present)