Mr. Perry is the Deputy Secretary in the Department of Environmental Protection’s newly created Office of Oil and Gas Management. Prior to becoming Deputy Secretary, Scott was the Director for the Bureau of Oil and Gas Management for almost two years. Scott was also an Assistant Counsel with DEP's Bureau of Regulatory Counsel where he advised the Department’s Office of Energy and Technology Deployment, Bureau of Oil and Gas Management, Bureau of Radiation Protection, Bureau of Laboratories, Division of Residual Waste, Division of Municipal Financial Assistance and Division of Source Water and Groundwater Protection. He earned his B.A. from Penn State in 1995 and his J.D. from Willamette University, College of Law in Salem, Oregon, in 2000. Mr. Perry lives in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania with his wife June, and son Nickolas.