New Addition to Gorilla Advocacy Team in Topeka

At a glance …

  • Riley Scott hired as new member of Gorilla government relations team
  • Scott brings years of political experience and expertise
  • Scott previously held positions in the offices of both Sen. Jerry Moran & Sen. Sam Brownback

 The importance of an effective and active network of Gorillas has never been more important than it is now. Just as Pittsburg State is an important contributor to the economic success of our state, so too is the state of Kansas an important partner in the continued success of Pittsburg State and its students.

We understand the importance of this relationship and are bolstering our efforts in Topeka on behalf of Gorillas everywhere.

I’m happy to announce that we are adding a new member to our advocacy team in Topeka in the form of Riley Scott. Mr. Scott has a great deal of political experience and is well known in Topeka. He served as deputy chief of staff for Sam Brownback when he was in Congress and was the deputy chief of staff and state director for U.S. Senator Jerry Moran, R-Kan.

Riley earned his M.A. in Government and Political Communication from The Johns Hopkins University and a B.S. in Agriculture from Kansas State University.

He will be advocating on our behalf beginning with the 2014 session and will help reinforce the Gorilla message across the capital as well as help develop additional strategies for effective governmental relations. I’m excited to welcome Riley to the team and to be able to work alongside him in the halls of the statehouse as well as the steps of D.C.

Riley Scott Headshot

Riley Scott is joining Pittsburg State’s Gorilla advocacy team in Topeka.


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