Jason Scott

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Elected At-Large | Lives in District 3

Jason Scott was elected to the Corona City Council in 2008 and elected as Mayor on December 4, 2012, re-elected as Mayor on December 2, 2015, and again on December 10, 2018. He currently serves on the City Council Infrastructure Committee, City Council Finance, Legislation, & Economic Development Committee, and City Council Ad Hoc Committee Member for Community Development Block Grant. He is also a Board Member of the Western Region Council of Governments. Before being elected to the Council, he spent six years on the City's Planning Commission. 

Jason shared his life for 30 years with his wife Dee until her passing in February 2017 when she died of pancreatic cancer following a two-year battle. They have two daughters. Sharlynn is married to Jon, and they have two kids Samantha and Jack. Cherise has two daughters Tylor and Savannah. Cherise is also a teacher in the Corona-Norco Unified School District. 

Jason worked for the Corona-Norco Unified School District from 1979 to 2019. During those years, he taught at Eastvale Elementary School, Lincoln Fundamental Elementary School, and Norco Elementary School. He was principal of Washington Elementary School, Vicentia Elementary School, Ben Franklin Elementary School, Lincoln Fundamental Elementary School, and at Highland Elementary School. He retired from the CNUSD after working for the school district for 40 years as a teacher and principal. He dedicated himself to providing his staff with the best environment for working with students and an excellent atmosphere for students to learn and grow socially and academically.  

Jason reconnected with Karen (Henderson) Wuflestad after the two had not seen or spoken to one another for over 37 years. They can now be seen together at many community events. Karen was born in Corona, attended Corona schools, and graduated from Corona High School. She is a school counselor.

Jason is exceptionally active in community organizations and serves as a Board Member of the Friends of the Corona Public Library. He previously served as a Board Member and President of the Friends of the Library and served on the Boards of the United Way, UNITY, and Corona Fire Safety Foundation. He is a member of the Corona Elks, Corona History Association, Corona-Norco PTA, and the Corona Historic Preservation Society.

Jason still enjoys playing basketball with friends, a tradition that began about 40 years ago with six friends, and has grown to over 30 participants each weekend. Traveling and enjoying time with family and friends are things he loves.


400 S. Vicentia Ave, Corona CA 92882

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