Dr. Scott Paine

Director of Leadership Development and Education
Florida League of Cities

Dr. Scott Paine (Ph.D., Political Science, Syracuse University, 1985) spent more than thirty years in higher education before joining the Florida League of Cities. Paine’s perspective on municipal government and public service has been formed by both his academic career and his political activities, which included serving for two terms as a Tampa City Councilman. A popular conference presenter and author on leadership and public service, Paine has addressed audiences from Seattle, Washington to Augusta, Maine and from Bismarck, North Dakota to the Florida Keys. He has appeared on numerous radio and television news programs including the Today Show and been quoted in a wide range of news outlets including The New York Times. He is the author of More than Self (2017), Rethinking Public Leadership for the 21st Century (2009), a regular column in Quality Cities (QC) magazine, and a blog at

Dr. Scott Paine will be speaking at:

Leadership 201: The Ethical Leader: Fostering a Culture of Ethics

March 11, 2018 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm ,

Leadership 101: The Ethical Leader: Rules and Tools

March 11, 2018 9:00 am - 12:00 pm ,

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