Matt is Faith in Action Bay Area’s Director of Organizing. He was a Faith in Action leader for close to 20 years, before he finally joined the organization as a community organizer in 2018.

Matt came to the organization as a passionate, longtime educator in San Francisco public schools. In 2003, he helped found the June Jordan School for Equity, a nationally-recognized innovative, community-based school, where he later served as principal.

Matt was elected to the San Francisco Board of Education in November 2020.