Scott Burden was born and raised in the great state of Michigan, where he began his journey into student affairs as an undergraduate student at Calvin College. Through various leadership opportunities and the embrace of his queer identity, Scott found his way to Grand Valley State University studying in their Master's Program for College Student Affairs Leadership. During his time there, he served for two years as the graduate assistant in their LGBT Resource Center. Scott has a deep passion for student support and hopes to empower students to move toward authenticity in all aspects of their lives. He also has a passion for educating students, faculty, and staff about intersectional social justice and Queer politics. In his spare time, you will find him reading a book, riding his bike, or going out for a run!