R. Scott Reese is the Emergency Management Director for Bingham County. He is a graduate of Blackfoot High and attended Idaho State University studying political science.
Scott was elected as Blackfoot’s youngest mayor, at age 28, and was the first to serve three consecutive terms. Scott worked at the family business until he became the first full time mayor.
Scott serves as Chairman of the Blackfoot Urban Renewal Agency and served as Chairman of the Bingham Economic Development Corporation. He was on the Blackfoot Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, served as the Bingham County Republican Party Chairman, was on the Board of Directors for the Association of Idaho Cities, and served on the Blackfoot School Board. He served six years as Chairman of the Idaho Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve.