Community of Christ
Iowa Democratic Party
February 7, 1959 (age 56) Columbia, Missouri (
Central Michigan University Graceland College
Central Michigan University
Ackworth, Iowa, United States
Capitol Preview - Rep. Scott Ourth
Scott Douglas Ourth (born February 7, 1959) is the Iowa State Representative from the 26th District. A Democrat, he has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2013. Ourth lives in Ackworth, Iowa. He attended Central Michigan University and graduated from Graceland College.
Scott is a past vice-president of the Disability Rights Iowa Board of Directors and has served on the Graceland University Alumni Board of Directors. He has received the American Cancer Society Distinguished Service Award and the American Heart Association Director’s Award. He has served on the Warren County Leadership Institute Board of Directors and is a member of the Indianola Noon Lion’s Club.
In October 2010, the Des Moines Register published an article identifying that Ourth was one of a number of candidates for the 2010 Iowa legislative elections who had prior convictions. Ourth had been convicted twice for driving under the influence of alcohol, once in 2000 and once at least a decade before, and was placed on probation.
As of January 2013, Ourth serves on several committees in the Iowa House – the Agriculture, Economic Growth, and Natural Resources committees. He also serves as a member of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee.
Scott Ourth lives in Ackworth, Iowa, with his wife, Dr. Heather Ourth, and their son. He is an active member of the Community of Christ Church and is an accomplished outdoorsman.