Scott S. Fleming recently retired as the Associate Vice President for Federal Relations at Georgetown University. He also served from 2005 to 2007 on the Board of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities; and served on the NAFSA: Association of International Educators, Public Policy Advisory Committee.
Prior to returning to his alma mater, Scott served as Assistant Secretary for Legislation and Congressional Affairs at the U.S. Department of Education. Previously at the Department of Education, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary and Director of Congressional Affairs. Before joining the Department of Education in April 1995, he served in a number of professional staff positions for Members of Congress. In January 1971, he joined the staff of the late Senator Stuart Symington (D-MO). From September 1977 through December 1988, he served in a number of capacities on the staff of former Kansas Congressman (and later Secretary of Agriculture) Dan Glickman. In January 1989, he was selected by incoming Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) to organize her staff and serve as her Chief of Staff.
Scott holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, and a Masters Degree in Public Policy from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas-Austin.