Matt has been a teacher with the Trillium Lakeland District School Board for 21 years. Matt has represented the GPO in Parry Sound Muskoka during the last 4 elections, continually increasing the percentage of green vote from 9% in 2011 to 20% in 2018. In 2016 Matt became the Owner and Operator of Best Ever Food, a local food production business in Muskoka that provides handcrafted nuts and seeds to over 60 retailers in Canada.
Matt is motivated to run because of issues such as health care, the economy, education, and our environment. Outside of politics, he is a teacher, owner-operator of a food production company, and father to three children with his wife Kailey.