Elected Experience: Mayor of Snoqualmie, 11 years; City Councilman, four years; Elected President of Sound Cities Association by peers from 36 cities; President, Snoqualmie Valley Governments Association.
Other Professional Experience: Matt ran a small business designing homes, which provided unique perspectives on diverse housing needs, private/public partnerships, and the struggles of small businesses and non-profits. He spent five years directing a large youth program.
Education: Theology Degree, Saint John’s University
Community Service: KC Flood Control Advisory Committee; Regional Transit Committee; Snoqualmie Park’s Board; Oversaw the creation of 38 city parks, 29 miles of trails, and new, fire station, city hall and community center.
Statement: Raised in a military family, Matt Larson embraced our community 28 years ago, raising four children with his wife of 31 years. A nonpartisan Mayor who shares our inclusive Eastside values, we can count on Matt to continue his proven and thoughtful leadership addressing: growth, regional transportation, education and economic priorities while championing equal pay for women, and equal rights for all. Matt believes in building bridges and solving problems. He’ll craft fiscally responsible, common sense solutions that: protect our environment and quality of life, provide congestion relief, and fund our schools, giving every kid a chance to succeed.