Scott Havelka has been The LOFT's Deputy Director since 2021, 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) Director of Programs & Services (2009-2020). Scott is The LOFT's network representative to the NYS LGBT Health & Human Services Network. He is constantly inspired by the resilience, strength and fabulousness of the LGBTQ+ community and works towards liberation.
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 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. He resides in White Plains with his adopted houseplants Dorothy, Blanche, Rose and Sophia.
“I am my best work - a series of road maps, reports, recipes, doodles, and prayers from the front lines.” Audre Lorde