Scott J. Cameron has 40 years of experience working inside and around the Federal Government. He is now the acting Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget. Most recently, he has served as the Department of the Interior’s Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management, and Budget. Prior to this position, he served as Acting Assistant Secretary for Water and Science.
Scott has worked as a staffer in the House of Representatives and in the US Senate; in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB); as a career civil servant; and as a political appointee in two administrations. He served the State of California as Washington Representative on natural resource and environmental issues for former governor Pete Wilson. Scott has also worked as a corporate government relations executive, as an executive in non-profit organizations, as a local government elected official in Fairfax County, Virginia, and as a government contractor.
Scott began his career as a Presidential Management Intern in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, after earning a BA in biology from Dartmouth College, and an MBA from Cornell University. He is an elected Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, is married, and has a son.