EFFERSON CITY - Gov. Jay Nixon today appointed Bryan T. Scott, of St. Louis, to the State Highways and Transportation Commission. The Commission works to preserve, enhance, and support the state's transportation system. The commission makes and tracks transportation policy and has authority over all state transportation programs and facilities, as provided by law, including bridges, highways, aviation, railroads, public transportation, ports, and waterborne commerce.
Scott has been with the Boeing Company in St. Louis since 1988 and currently serves as Director of Quality for the major aircraft manufacturer. He also is a functional member of the Boeing management negotiations team. Scott previously served in other management positions with Boeing.
Scott, a Democrat, is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and obtained his master's of management degree from Fontbonne University in St. Louis. He serves as the Boeing representative on the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Board of Directors.
"Missouri is a crossroads for the nation for ground, water and air transportation, and the State Highways and Transportation Commission plays a vital role in keeping us moving forward," Gov. Nixon said. "With Bryan Scott's extensive background with one of the country's leading aerospace companies, he will bring valuable skills to serving on the Commission."
The Governor has appointed Scott for a term ending March 1, 2017. His appointment will be subject to approval by the Missouri Senate.