Scott Reid, St. George’s – Humber

Scott grew up on the West Coast of Newfoundland in the community of Jeffreys. He has deep family roots on the West Coast and both his parents were from Codroy.

After finishing high school, Scott went to university at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College in Corner Brook and later to Memorial University in St. John’s where he completed a degree in Political Science and Economics. While working he went to University part-time and completed a Masters in Educational Leadership and in 1999 Scott returned to university full time and completed a PhD at the University of Ottawa.

Scott has worked in various senior level positions within government including Director of Communications and Director of Research. He also lectures in political science at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Scott is married to Shaunna Reid and they have a 16-year-old daughter, Katherine.