Scott Mason IV Bio
Scott Mason IV is the Deputy Secretary of Energy of Oklahoma, joining the Secretary’s office in 2022.
Most recently, Mr. Mason was appointed as the 5th Director of the United States EPA’s American Indian Environmental Office, where he and his staff were charged with the protection of human health and the environment in Indian country, which includes all 574 federally recognized tribes and Alaska Native Villages. Additionally, he was a member of The White House Council on Native American Affairs, where he served as co-chair of the Council’s Committee on Infrastructure.
No Stranger to public service or academia, Mr. Mason was a vice president and executive officer at The University of Oklahoma (OU), where he led federal relations for all three of the University’s campuses. Prior to joining OU, he served on the staff of Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, as well as on her gubernatorial transition team. He has also spent time working in the United States House of Representatives and was the youngest public school board member in Oklahoma. He began his foray into public service assisting in the personal office of former President George W. Bush.
A Citizen of the Cherokee Nation, Deputy Secretary Mason is a 5th generation Oklahoman from Cordell. He holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from The University of Oklahoma.