Scott A. Sampson is pleased to announce his candidacy for Cheatham County Commissioner for the sixth district in the August 7th 2014 election.
Sampson was born and raised in Yorkville, Illinois. He graduated from Yorkville High School in 1979. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in September 1981. He participated in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm and was awarded a Bronze Star with Combat “V”. After serving for more than 22 years in the Marine Corps he retired as a First Sergeant in December 2003.
In December 2003 he and his family chose to move to Kingston Springs for the small town atmosphere. He worked at The Golf Club of Tennessee for two years and is currently the Parks Facilities Manager for the Town of Kingston Springs. Scott is in charge of managing the 5 parks located in Kinston Springs. He also assists the Public Works Department when the need arises.
Sampson and his wife Nicolett have two children. His daughter Alexandria lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with her husband and three children. His son Gerrit graduated from Harpeth High School and is a senior at Southern Illinois University.
Sampson states his main purpose for running is to provide the citizens of the sixth district a new voice with common sense. He would like to see the county’s money spent wisely and responsibly. The Marine Corps prepared him to be a leader, a problem solver and a man with great integrity. He would like to take these skills and traits to work for the citizens of Cheatham County’s sixth district. He has chosen not to take any financial contributions.