Scott Cosper is serving his first term representing District 54 in the Texas House of Representatives, which includes Bell and Lampasas counties. He previously served as mayor and a city councilman in Killeen for more than a decade, and serves on boards for Baylor/Scott & White McLane Children’s Hospital and Texas A&M University Central Texas.
During his tenure with the City of Killeen, Scott served in leadership positions with the Military Mayor’s Council and III Corps Second Runway and Airfield Capabilities Expansion Task Force to deepen community ties with Fort Hood and improve quality of life for military personnel and their families. Scott was honored with the B.G. King Award by the Central Texas Fort Hood Chapter of the AUSA.
Scott also worked to improve Central Texas’s jobs climate and transportation infrastructure through leadership roles with the Killeen-Temple Metropolitan Planning Organization, Killeen-Temple Urban Transportation Study (chairman), Killeen Fort Hood Regional Airport Expansion Committee, Hill Country Transit District Policy Board, Central Texas Council of Governments Executive Committee, and Killeen Chamber of Commerce, and Killeen Economic Development Corporation.
Scott is a custom homebuilder and residential land developer by trade, and member and former director of the Central Texas Homebuilders Association. He is married 15 years to Christy, a high school educator, and proud father of two daughters. The Cospers are active members of First Baptist Church of Killeen.