Matt Leahy

Matt Leahy poses outside on the deck of the Conservation Center in autumn.

Public Policy Director

Matt is a graduate of UNH and has served as a public policy advisor to former US Senator Judd Gregg and more recently with New Hampshire’s current senior US Senator Jeanne Shaheen. At the Forest Society, Matt works full time on public policy research and advocacy and will be spending much of his first six months over at the State House representing the organization on the issues important to us.  He also works with the New Hampshire Congressional delegation of federal issues such as reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. 

Matt and his wife, Deb, live in Concord and have two children.