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Scott Nelson

Position: Trustee
Term: Current term: December 2, 2022 – December 4, 2026
Appointing Authority: District 5
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Trustee Nelson is a former Mayor for Placentia, having served on the City Council from 2007-2016. During his service, Trustee Nelson set the overall policy and direction for the City, including directing the administrative structure, assigning council members to chair or serving on committees, appointing citizens to serve on advisory boards, preparing annual budget with councilmembers and staff, and presiding over City Council meetings and ceremonial community events.

A businessman in Placentia for over 37 years, Trustee Nelson is the owner of Nelson and Associates Insurance Brokerage. With his experience in customer service, strong understanding of finances, and chairmanship of the Audit Oversight Committee, Trustee Nelson brings to the Library Board a commitment to maintain a healthy and fiscally-responsible budget for the District. Additionally, Trustee Nelson served on the Placentia Linda Hospital, Orange County League of California Cities, Orange County Sanitation District, Homeless Intervention Shelter of Orange County, First Choice Physicians Partners, and the Esteban Toledo Foundation.

Trustee Nelson and his wife are long-time residents of Placentia. In his free time, Trustee Nelson enjoys golf and reading. He was appointed in May 2022.