Matthew is ORA’s Legislative Director. He is responsible for advancing ORA’s legislative and budget agenda’s before the Governor’s office, Legislature, Department of Finance, Legislative Analyst’s Office and other entities in Sacramento. He was ORA's Acting Deputy Director for Water and Communications. Previously, Matthew worked for the CPUC’s Office of Governmental Affairs for 4 years representing the CPUC representing the CPUC in Sacramento.  Matthew has been with the CPUC since 2001. Prior to moving to California, Matthew worked for a member of Congress for 3 years and two lobbying firms specializing in representing clients before Congress.