Scott Payne: ChairmanScott Payne is the Risk Manager for the City of Denton, and Chairman of the TPS Board of Trustees. He holds a BBA in Finance from Texas Tech University. Scott spent several years as an adjuster with Texas Employers Insurance Association before being named Safety/Claims Administrator for the City of Abilene in 1991, and was appointed Risk Manager there in 1994. He accepted his current position in 2003. Scott has been a member of the Texas Chapter of the Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) since 1991, and has served on their Board since 2003. He is a past Conference Chairman and past President of the Texas Chapter PRIMA. Scott was elected to the Board of Trustees of TPS in 1994, and has served as Chairman since 2004. Scott and his wife, Synette, have one son. Scott resides in the city of Denton.



Scott Payne, Risk Manager for the City of Denton
601 E. Hickory, Suite A
Denton, TX 76205
Telephone: (940) 349-7836