Kent Scarrett

Board Member

After graduating from The Ohio State University, Kent Scarrett began his career at the Ohio Statehouse in 1990 as a page in the Ohio Senate, later becoming Constituent Aide and then Legislative Aide first for state Senator Steven O. Williams, then for Majority Whip Senator Nancy Chiles-Dix. Kent left the Ohio Senate in 1996 to serve as a Legislative Liaison for Governor Voinovich before joining the OML in 1997. Before being appointed Executive Director in March 2016, Kent served as the League’s Director of Communication for six years. In addition to serving on PEP’s board, Kent focuses on advocating on behalf of the League’s nearly 740 members on issues related to state and local tax policy, local control and economic development strategies.

Public Entities Pool of Ohio (PEP) is a public entity group self-insurance program that provides first-class
property and liability coverages to political subdivisions in the State of Ohio and is endorsed by the Ohio
Municipal League, The Association of Ohio Health Commissioners, Ohio Parks & Recreation Association
and the Coalition of Ohio Regional Districts.