Karlton Scott is the Director of Organizing with the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA). Karlton is a Purdue graduate, who was born and raise just outside of Chicago. He comes from a family of healthcare professionals. His mom is a social worker, his brother is a physician in San Francisco, and his sister is a registered nurse in Chicago. Before coming to MNA, Karlton worked for another healthcare union on campaigns throughout the country against the largest for profit health systems in the world including the Hospital Corporation of America and Community Health Systems. When not dedicating his time to the members, Karlton can be found volunteering in the community, especially with the Big Brothers Big Sisters where he mentors the youth of the Twin Cities. He joined the board in 2019 as an organizational member.