Marcia S. Scott has been appointed and is honored to serve as the Executive Director of the Delaware League of Local Governments, effective July 1, 2021.
Ms. Scott has over 35 years of expertise in public administration, city management, public policy analysis, land use and transportation planning, economic development, and grants management. In her 17+ years of work with the Institute for Public Administration (IPA) at the University of Delaware (UD), she conducted applied research and managed a variety of high-profile projects.
Career highlights at IPA include initiatives that support Delaware local leaders through:
Ms. Scott was formerly the Assistant City Manager of Newark, Del., and a Grants Administrator with the Borough of Downingtown, Pa. She earned a Master of City Management degree (MCM) from East Tennessee State University and a B.A. from Gettysburg College, Pa.