Scott Syroka was elected to the Johnston City Council in 2019. He’s a “Sandbox Kid” – growing up in Johnston and attending Johnston Schools K-12. After graduating from Johnston High School, Scott obtained a degree in Government from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.
Scott left Google to serve as Senator Rita Hart’s Lieutenant Governor Staffer, traveling over 25,000 miles around the state with Senator Hart – mostly rural Iowa – to listen to the stories and concerns of Iowans.
Today, Scott is the founder of Next Door Saints LLC – a small digital advertising agency that helps other small businesses market to new audiences online.
Founder, Next Door Saints LLC
Johnston High School
Georgetown University, B.A.
Representative, Community Education Resource Council
Representative, Senior Citizens Advisory Board
Liaison, Johnston Community School District School Board
Representative, Economic Development Committee
Representative, Public Works Committee
Founded GenerationPay It Forward, an organization that brought together alumni to raise more than $25,000 for the Johnston Partnership to start a weekend food backpack program for food-insecure students at Summit Middle School
Served as Johnston Schools Bond Committee Co-Chair, leading to more than $112 M in K-12 school projects, including the new high school
Successfully advocated for legislation adding a student representative on the Johnston School Board