Scott Sabin

Executive Director

For over two decades, Scott Sabin has advocated for and served the rural poor around the world through sustainable community development. He has served as the Executive Director of Plant With Purpose since 1995.

During his tenure, Plant With Purpose has grown from a single program in one country to include more than 330 communities across seven countries. Scott oversees and advances the vision of Plant With Purpose, ensuring the international programs are professionally designed, adequately resourced, and achieving the desired results.

Scott is a leader in addressing the intersection of faith, justice, and the environment. His book, Tending to Eden: Environmental Stewardship for God’s People, was a finalist for Christianity Today’s Book of the Year Awards. Prior to working for Plant With Purpose, Scott served for seven years in the United States Navy. He holds a degree in Political Science from Oregon State University and a Master of International Relations from the University of San Diego. Scott and his wife Nancy have two children, Amanda and Danny. On any given Saturday, Scott can be found competing in sailing races in San Diego.