Scott Knocke has been a proud member of SMART for 34 years. He started his Sheet Metal career in 1989 and finished his 5-year apprenticeship in 1995. After his apprenticeship, he worked as a Field Superintendent until 2017. In 2008 he was elected to the Executive Board for Local 18 and continued to hold that position until 2017. In 2017, Scott was elected as the Local 18 Business Representative/Apprenticeship Coordinator and also to the Sheboygan Labor Council as financial Secretary/ Treasurer. In 2018, Scott was elected President of the Sheboygan Trade and labor Hall Association, which he still holds. In 2020, the Local 18 membership elected him as their Financial/Secretary Treasurer Business Representative, where he continued to hold that position until 2022. Scott was elected to the International Production and Sign Council of SMART as Vice President, and he continues to hold that position. In 2022, Scott was elected as the President/Business Manager for Sheet Metal Workers’ Local 18 and he continues in that capacity today.
Scott and his wife Kelly have been married for 27 years and they have two children. His daughter, Kaitlin, will graduate from UW Madison in 2023 with degrees in Political Science and Legal Studies. His son, Mason, is currently at Western Michigan University studying Sports Management. In his free time, Scott likes to go fishing on Lake Michigan and hunting.