Bio: Matthew was born and raised in Santa Rosa, growing up playing hockey since the age of 4 and continues to play. Matthew grew up with neighbors who worked for San Francicso Fire Department, which helped inspire him to become a Firefighter locally and serve with the Sonoma County Fire District.
Year Started with District: 2018
Hometown: Santa Rosa
Educational Background: Matthew is currently licesed as a Paramedic with the State of California and has completed the Firefighter 1 accreditation with the Santa Rosa Junior College and Sonoma County Fire District.
Career History: Matthew started as an EMT with Napa AMR in 2017 and has now transferred, working locally with Sonoma Life Support as an EMT. Matthew also works for the SRJC Fire Academy, maintaining and creating props. Matthew started with the Rincon Valley Fire District in 2018 and became an Apprentice Firefighter in 2019.