Ward 5

Scott Corbin

Scott Corbin, Ward 5

Term Expires: 2021
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Biography

Scott Corbin is currently serving as the Director of Emergency Management and Homeland Security for Allegan County, Michigan. Scott also serves as the Michigan Emergency Management Association (MEMA) President.

Previously Scott was with Putnam County, Ohio Office of Public Safety for six years. Scott has served as a local Law Enforcement Officer for over 23 years. Scott has also served as a Sergeant in the United States Army Reserve for eight years as a Heavy Combat Engineer and Demolitions Expert.

Education

Scott has an Associate's degree in Law Enforcement from Owens Technical College, and a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Organizational Management from Bluffton University. Scott currently holds many certifications which include the Professional Emergency Management Certification (PEM).

Emergency Management

Scott has extensive experience dealing with tornados, severe storms, floods and many other federally declared disasters. Allegan has been declared a disaster area twice in the last three years when severe storms flooded roadways and homes across the county and the Kalamazoo River crested two feet above flood stage. Palisades Nuclear Plant Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) includes Allegan County so Scott has an in-depth understanding of nuclear preparedness. Scott currently serves on the Kalamazoo Area Red Cross Board of Directors, The Regional Homeland Security Board. 

Community Involvement

Scott has served as an elected official for Gunplain Township and Plainwell School Board. Scott is married to Lisa and they have two children, Brooke and Alex.