David Scotton

David Scotton spent 20 years in the private sector as CEO of two companies, then was appointed Chairman of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission for eight years. He was Deputy Chief of Staff to Vice President Bush, and later Deputy Director and Chief of Staff of the Peace Corps. He was appointed Director of the UNDP Washington office in 1989, serving until 1995. Upon retirement from the UN, David established his own international consulting firm with which he is currently engaged.  He has worked for many years with the White House, the Congress, the State Department, USAID, and the leading "think tanks" in Washington.

David's role at the National Albanian American Council was to develop, manage and implement a major USAID Women's Leadership and Empowerment Project in Southeastern Europe, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Albania. The project lasted 13 years and we trained over 1000 women. Some of our Hope Fellowship graduates became Ministers, Heads of States, Ambassadors, UN Representatives, Mayors, members of Parliament. David served on the UNA-NCA Board of Directors for several years, including the roles of VP for Advocacy and Chair of UNA-NCA's Advisory Council.