Scott A. Rainey was nominated to the State Civil Service Commission by Governor Tom Corbett and confirmed by the Pennsylvania State Senate on June 30, 2013. He was sworn in as Commissioner on Thursday, August 1, 2013. Governor Corbett appointed Rainey as Chairman of the Commission effective this same date. Rainey serves as the state's statutorily required civil service commissioner who is a military veteran.
Rainey retired from the U.S. Army on July 31, 2013 as Lieutenant Colonel with over 26 years of service. Prior to his appointment to the Commission, Chairman Rainey served as Director, Human Resources at the U.S. Army War College at Carlisle Barracks. Chairman Rainey's military service included a variety of command and staff assignments at military installations across the United States and around the world, including tours in Germany, Korea and Iraq.
Chairman Rainey earned a Bachelor's degree from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, a Master's degree in Public Administration from Webster University and a Master's degree in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.