Washington DC, September 16, 2008 — Robert Scott May joined AACC on August 27 as Vice President, Policy & Programming. Scott succeeds Pamela Nash who remains with AACC as Executive Director of the Van Slyke Foundation, AACC’s philanthropic program.
Before joining AACC, Scott served as Senior Vice President for Education Programs at the Biotechnology Institute, an independent, national non-profit membership organization founded by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), where he was responsible for fundraising and teacher and minority program development. Scott has an MBA from Texas A&M, as well as a BA in Economics from Austin College, and is fluent in Spanish. Scott has over 25 years experience, mostly involving creating and building business units at associations and non-profits. A former senior advisor to Rod Paige, Secretary of Education, from 2004 to 2005, he managed the President’s Math Science Initiative. Scott has also held positions with the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the National Science Teachers Association, and The Washington Campus.
At AACC, Scott is responsible for government and membership affairs, for Lab Tests Online (AACC’s patient-oriented resource on clinical lab testing), and for developing educational programs that address the scientific, clinical, technical, and management challenges facing laboratory professionals. He also oversees AACC’s public relations and communications activities.
For additional information, or to arrange an interview with Scott, contact Peter Patterson on (202) 835-8718.