Representative Scott Ourth View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 85 (2013) - 88 (2019)
Home County: Warren
Scott Ourth
Warren County


Serving third term in House.


Public affairs executive, operating engineer.


Graduated from Hixson High School in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Received B.A. from Graceland College, Lamoni. Graduate work, Central Michigan University.

Memberships and Activities

Iowa Mental Health and Disability Services Commission; Statewide Fire and Police Retirement System Board of Directors; Board of Directors, Warren County Philanthropic Partnership; and Indianola Noon Lions Club. Past service includes Governor’s Rebuild Iowa Commission; Board of Directors, Iowa Protection and Advocacy Services, Inc., Vice-president in 2010; Alumni Board of Directors, Graceland University; Board of Directors, Warren County Leadership Institute; Warren County Coalition Against Domestic Violence; Iowa Izaak Walton League 2015 “Legislator of the Year”; Warren Soil and Water Conservation Board 2016 “Friend of Conservation” Award; Raccoon River Watershed Association 2016 Legislator of the Year; Appalachian Trail “2000 Miler” Award, 2002; Outstanding Young Men of America; American Cancer Society Distinguished Service Award; American Heart Association Director’s Award; Who’s Who Among American University and College Students; Dean’s List; Student Government Award.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1959 in Columbia, Missouri. Raised in Morgantown, West Virginia, and Chattanooga, Tennessee, and resides in Ackworth.

Family Members

Wife, Dr. Heather Ourth; one son.

Text above from Iowa Official Register/Other
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