Valerie Scott Cooper
Councilwoman, 3rd District
Term to expire: Dec. 31, 2021
Born and raised in Norristown’s 3rd District, Valerie Scott Cooper is a product of the Norristown Area High District. She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Organizational Management from Eastern University, St. Davids, PA by way of Montgomery County Community College. Valerie also received an MBA with a concentration in Human Resource Management from the University of Phoenix.
Valerie's professional accomplishments include serving the United States Postal Service as Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Coordinator and PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, as a Diversity Leader. She most recently served the IRS and retired in January 2015. As a member of Grace Tabernacle Seventh Day Adventist Church, Norristown, PA, Valerie serves as a Deaconess, Health Ministry and Women’s Ministry Leader (beginning in 2016). Valerie also volunteers at a Norristown homeless shelter. She currently holds a seat and serves on three non-profit boards:
- Cinderella Foundation, Program Director
- Help a Single Parent Foundation, Director
- Norristown NAACP, Health Committee-Chair
A previous member of Norristown Planning Commission and Norristown Town Watch Program. Councilwoman Cooper joined Norristown’s Council in November 2015. She recently won her election in November 2017 for her first 4-year term on council. In addition, the National League of Cities has elected her to sit on the Board of Directors for a 2-year term.
Her compassion and fairness, coupled with a passion for helping others, fuels her desire and main goal; to see Norristown thrive through the pursuit of economic development and job availability for its residents. She has a heart for the town she has called home most of her life and plans to diligently work as the 3rd District Councilwoman. Valerie is the mother of three sons – Michael Scott (Katrina, his wife), John Cooper and Jason Cooper. She is also the grandmother of Bradford, Ashlee and Siron.
Municipality of Norristown
|Norristown Municipal Council Meeting held on March 6, 2018|
|Norristown Drone Footage|
|Summer Camp Program 2018|
|Norristown Council Meeting held on February 6, 2018|