Matt Richter represented Parry Sound-Muskoka as the Green Party of Ontario (GPO) candidate in 2007, 2011, 2014 and has been re-nominated to run in the 2018 Ontario Provincial Election.
Within the GPO, he proudly continues to hold the position of Education Critic. Richter has been advocating the forward-thinking educational policies of the GPO with parents, staff, unions, boards, and students, to demonstrate that the GPO is the most logical choice to restore peace and fairness within the system.
Matt has taught for over 17 years at the Junior/Intermediate level in Muskoka . During the school year, he volunteers his time coaching volleyball, basketball, and track and field. Additionally, he has made himself available to speak to students across his school board on topics of energy, environment, health, and youth goal setting. Throughout the summer months, Matt enjoys spending time camping with his family at North Tea Lake in South River, Spider Lake in Parry Sound, and Arrowhead Provincial Park in Huntsville. He has spearheaded a Green Tour to raise awareness for the residents of Parry Sound-Muskoka of the successful efforts and accomplishments being made by local business and volunteer initiatives.
Matt resides in Port Sydney, Ontario with his wife, Kailey, and his three children, Sam, Leah, and Jake.