Scott Perry (R-PA-4)
Scott Perry Congressional Candidate Pennsylvania District 4
Biography of Scott Perry from xxx for Congress
Scott Perry brings a background of hard work, business acumen, military leadership and community involvement to the House of Representatives. He is serving his second term as a State Representative, having established a record of dedication to the cause of protecting taxpayers’ interests in Harrisburg. He has been assigned to the Appropriations, Consumer Affairs, Labor Relations, Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness and Rules committees.
Scott knows the importance of effort and dedication. He began his working career at age 13 picking fruit at Ashcombe’s farm in Mechanicsburg. He has worked as a mechanic, a dock worker, draftsman, and a licensed insurance agent. He is a 1980 graduate of Northern High School and the Cumberland-Perry Vo-Tech School.
To further his education, Scott was able to put himself through college while working a full-time job. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1991 where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration Management.
In 1993, he started his own mechanical contracting firm, Hydrotech Mechanical Services Inc. The Dillsburg-based business provides contract construction and maintenance services to municipal and investor-owned utilities from North Carolina to New York and specializes in large meter calibration.
Scott began his military career in 1980 when he enlisted in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. He attended basic training at Fort Dix, NJ, and graduated Advanced Individual Training at Fort Belvoir, VA, as a technical drafting specialist. He graduated as the president of his officer candidate school and was commissioned a second lieutenant – field artillery branch.
Lieutenant Colonel Perry served as the Commander of the 2-104th General Support Aviation Battalion. He assumed the command in February of 2008. That unit was called to service in Iraq, deploying in January 2009. The deployment ended in January 2010, after a successful mission, and returned to the base at Fort Indiantown Gap. He returned to his duties serving the constituents of the 92nd Legislative District on Feb. 1, 2010.
On Feb. 5, 2011, Lieutenant Colonel Perry was promoted to the rank of Colonel, and has assumed command of the 166th Regiment of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, located at Fort Indiantown Gap.
Scott’s service to his community has included serving as the chairman of the Carroll Township Planning Commission, and as a member of the township Source Water Protection Committee. He was chairman of the Dillsburg Area Wellhead Protection Advisory Committee and he served on the Dillsburg Revitalization Committee. He is still active in the Jaycees and held the office of regional director for the state organization. He is also a member of Dillsburg Legion Post #26 and Dillsburg VFW Post #6771.
Scott is active in the Republican Party, currently serving on the York County executive committee as having served eight terms as a member of the county committee from Carroll Township. He is a past president of the Pennsylvania Young Republicans, the Republican Club of York, the Northern York County Republican Club, and the York County Young Republicans. He has served in various capacities on numerous campaigns from president of the United States to township supervisor.
Scott and his wife, Christy, are the parents of two daughters, Ryenn and Mattea.