Scott Wexler has served as Executive Director of the Empire State Restaurant and Tavern Association since 1985. Scott is a trained instructor in responsible beverage service and serves as the Director of the Association’s Alcohol Training Awareness Program, the first server training program approved in New York State. Scott has participated as a member of the New York State Liquor Authority’s ABC Reform Working Group and their Task Force for the Review of On-Premises Licensure, New York State Project Zero Task Force, the Committee on University and Community Relations (Albany), and the New York State Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee Strategic Planning Group. He has also served on the Board of the American Beverage Licensees. Scott has previously served as a Member of the Board of Education of the Albany City School District and on the Board of Directors of the University at Albany Alumni Association.