Scott Havelka has been The LOFT's Director of Programs & Services since 2009, and has been a part of the staff since November 2005. His previous positions at The LOFT were: Intern (2004-05), Program Manager (2005-07), Interim Executive Director (2008). Scott is The LOFT's network representative to the NYS LGBT Health & Human Services Network, coordinator of the Westchester LGBT Health & Wellness Coalition, is on the planning committee of the annual Margaret Eberle Fair Trade Festival, and is co-chair of Memorial Thrift Shop.
Prior to joining The LOFT team, Scott worked at Community Outreach and Resources (COAR) at University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA. He completed a year-long study abroad program in London with the International Partnership for Service Learning. His his service placement was at Linden Lodge, a school for visually impaired youth. Scott holds a B.A. in Liberal Studies (2008) from SUNY Purchase.
Outside of the center, Scott has an eclectic mix of hobbies and habits. He resides in White Plains with his adopted houseplants Dorothy, Blanche, Rose and Sophia. Inspired by RuPaul's Drag Race, he is developing the drag queen alter ego Chittah Chattah whose world debut will be on Arbor Day 2017. Stay tuned for updates!