Patricia L. Scott
Patricia L. Scott serves as NAFSA's Senior Director of Human Resources. In this role, she provides senior leadership for strategic human resources for approximately 90 staff and serves as part of the executive management team. Scott joined NAFSA in 2017.
Scott possesses over 30 years of hands-on experience directing, designing, and implementing a wide range of human resource programs for nonprofit educational associations and universities, including Georgetown University, The George Washington University, and the National School Boards Association. Her areas of expertise include strategic planning, benefits and compensation, talent acquisition, employee relations and EEO, and performance management and training.
Scott holds a BS in psychology from Georgetown University and an MA in education and human resource development from The George Washington University, as well as SPHR and SHRM-SCP certifications.