MEet Scott

Dr. T. Scott Garrett was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in November 2009, and represents Virginia’s 23rd House District. Delegate Garrett serves on the Appropriations, Transportation and Health, Welfare and Institutions committees.

Dr. Garrett grew up in Lynchburg, graduating with the E C Glass H.S. Class of 1974. Scott received his B.A. in Economics in 1978 and M.D. degree in 1984 from the University of Virginia. He has practiced as a general surgeon in our community since 1989, including distinguished service to the Johnson Health Center, the Free Clinic of Central Virginia, the Lynchburg Health Department and the Central Virginia Training Center.

In May 2006, Scott was elected to an at-large City Council seat. During his time on Council he has been a strong voice for fiscal responsibility and keeping city government accountable to the taxpayers. He has demonstrated the capacity and commitment to work with all citizens to address their concerns.

Scott’s involvement in the business, cultural and civic activities of Central Virginia has been diverse and extensive. He has served on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Lynchburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, as well as past President of the Board of Directors of the American Cancer Society, Historic Sandusky Foundation, and the
Lynchburg Fine Arts Center. His participation in the performing arts includes 13 years singing with FACination, a local choral group. He and his wife Whitney, along with their son Tyler and daughter Haley Gray reside in Lynchburg.


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