Matthew Gerrits

Government and Stakeholder Relations Officer
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Matthew is the Government and Stakeholder Relations Officer at the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations.

Matthew grew up in rural Southwestern Ontario, and attended the University of Waterloo, where he received his undergraduate degree in Knowledge Integration, with a focus on politics, policy, and economics. After proudly serving for two years leading government relations at the Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association as Vice President, Education, Matthew completed his Master in Public Service at the University of Waterloo. He served eight months as a Junior Policy Analyst for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.

Matthew is a passionate follower of Canadian and American politics and follows policy across many areas. Outside of the political world, Matthew is a frequent attendee of the Stratford Festival and enjoys going home to the family farm. He is a dedicated Wikipedian, a supporter of good urbanism, and also spends much of his spare time studying and thinking about student associations.

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