Marci Scott

Marci Scott, PhD, RDN

Vice President of Programs

Since 2007, Marci K. Scott has grown Michigan Fitness Foundation’s programs department to include statewide programs that improve the health of people and their communities supported by local, state, and national level funding sources including Capital Region Community Foundation, Michigan Health Endowment Fund, and USDA. Her service to the field includes leadership positions for the Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior and Association of SNAP Nutrition Education Administrators.

Scott’s guidance has supported the development of public health programs like Exemplary Physical Education Curriculum™ (EPEC™), Physical Education and Nutrition Working Together™ (PE-Nut™), Rec-Connect™, Healthy Schools, Healthy Communities™, Michigan Harvest of the Month™, Farmers Market Food Navigator, AmeriCorps Safe Routes to Health, Michigan Farm to Family: CSA, Michigan Harvest to Table™, and more.

She oversees external evaluation, training, and consulting services with her team in a variety of content expertise areas.

Scott holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Human Nutrition from Michigan State University, a Master of Medical Science from Emory University, a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics with High Honors from Michigan State University, and is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.

Active in her community, she has served three terms on the Williamston Community Schools Board of Education, including 12 years as Board President. At home, she uses her Master Gardener skills to grow fresh food and beautify her surroundings while cherishing her role as grandmother to Holly, Eve, Robert, Mazie, and Alma Jean.


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