Matt is a passionate public lands hunter and angler who started his career working for EPA Wetlands Division in Washington, DC and the Ramsar Wetlands Treaty in Switzerland. He then served as senior policy advisor to Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan of New York and the bipartisan Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition. Twenty years ago, Matt moved to the Pacific Northwest to help lead conservation initiatives at the National Wildlife Federation, Crater Lake National Park, Oregon Natural Desert Association, Cascade Forest Conservancy and Wild Salmon Council. Matt has a biology degree from Dartmouth College and a Master of Public Administration from the Maxwell School. Currently Matt is the Western Policy Director for Ducks Unlimited where he works closely with CSF to help lead sportsmen coalitions and caucuses that work together to protect our hunting heritage and conserve wildlife.