Scott Neilson

Biography

1st term, elected in 2016

Scott Neilson is a public educator currently teaching in Nebo School District. He has taught middle school and high school for the past 12 years. Scott currently teaches U.S. Government, A.P. European History, and U.S. History.  He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Utah Valley University, and later earned a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration and Leadership from Brigham Young University.

Scott is a combat veteran. He served as a battle captain while attached to the 101st Airborne during Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan, from 2012-2013. Scott has loved his experience serving in the U.S. Army, and he continues to serve as a part-time intelligence officer for the Utah National Guard.

Scott is active in community and legislative affairs. He is a member of the School Community Council, the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Boy Scouts of America, the PTSA, and the Utah Wrestling Officials Association. Growing up in central Utah, Scott developed a love for Utah’s great outdoors. He enjoys hiking, canyoneering, hunting, softball, horseback riding, dirt biking, and camping with his family. Scott and his wife Camille, a special education teacher, are the parents of four children.

Scott Neilson
2977 East River Bottoms Road
Spanish Fork, Utah 84660
(801) 834-5228 | scott.neilson@schools.utah.gov