Valerie Scott Cooper



Valerie Scott Cooper

Councilwoman, 3rd District

Phone: 484-744-2297

Email: Vcooper@norristown.org

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.

Municipal Council

Municipality of Norristown
235 East Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401

Phone: 610-272-8080
Fax: 610-275-0687

info@norristown.org


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Norristown Recreation Fall Programs
Norristown Council Meeting held on September 4, 2018
Norristown Recreation Center Update Episode 1
Norristown Council tours Riverfront Properties


On July 31, 2018 Plymouth Ambulance and Norristown Fire Department conducted joint UTV training. Members from both Departments trained on incline ascents and descents, winch use for evacuation and overall UTV safety and operations.
From the gallery Norristown Fire Department


Members of Council celebrated the Grand Opening of Timshel Coffee. They are located downtown at 104 E Main Street.
From the gallery Municipal Council and Staff 2017


Councilwoman Valerie Cooper with Dan Drake, Vice President, at the Mercy LIFE Norristown Groundbreaking
From the gallery Municipal Council and Staff 2017