Personal Profile

Full Name Scott Cosper
Hometown Killeen
Race White
Spouse: Christy
Religion Baptist
Church First Baptist Church of Killeen

Born in Killeen, Texas, Scott Cosper graduated from Ellison High School in 1987, and attended Central Texas College, in addition to obtaining a number of technical certifications. He is the owner of Cosper Homes and Construction, and is the president of D&SC Enterprises, a real estate development company.

Cosper served as Mayor of Killeen from 2014-2016, and has represented the city of Killeen and the surrounding region in a number of additional capacities, including membership on the Killeen City Council and the Killeen Transportation Committee from 2000-2011, and the KTMPO/TxDOT Metropolitan Planning Organization Policy Board from 2000-2016. He has also served as Chairman of the Killeen/Temple Urban Transportation Study (KTUTS), member of the Central Texas Council of Government Executive Committee, and member of the Texas Military Mayors Council. Cosper has been on the Texas A&M Central Texas Foundation Board of Directors since 2013.

He was elected to the Texas Legislature in 2016. He represents House District 54, which includes the western portion of Bell County and Lampasas County. Cosper currently serves as a member of the House Appropriations Committee and the Special Purpose Districts Committee. He also established the Interstate 14 Legislative Caucus of Texas during his first legislative session in 2017.

Cosper currently lives in Killeen with his wife, Christy Hefner Cosper, a Killeen ISD educator, and his two daughters, Taylor Renee Cosper, 14, and Kaitlyn Rebecca Cosper, 12.

Information in this bio was provided by Cosper's office
Last updated: Aug. 1, 2017