A long time Auburn resident, husband and father raising the third generation of Auburnites. Matt has a vested interest in Auburn's prosperity and will work to plan its future for generations to come.
Matt is an active community leader involved in many organizations throughout town. He is privileged to serve such an engaged community.
Matt has 30 years of experience in planning, design and engineering of large-scale master planned communities, municipal infrastructure projects and infill development projects. He has been the principal in charge, project manager and licensed professional responsible for a multitude of development projects throughout Northern California. His responsibilities included engineering and environmental document coordination, regional drainage, sewer and water master plans, capital improvement programs, public financing, final improvement plan preparation with extensive background in low impact design and NPDES compliance. Matt’s experience with public projects includes municipal infrastructure, water/wastewater system design, and roadway improvement projects with an emphasis in public bikeway facilities (Class I - III) and federal/military housing redevelopment projects across the country. Matt is a Qualified SWPPP Developer (QSD) and a Qualified SWPPP Practitioner (QSP) in the State of California.
Matt's professional background as well as his business and civic affiliations make him uniquely qualified to lead the City of Auburn.
Auburn Mayor 2017
Auburn City Council 2014-Present
Auburn City Planning Commissioner - 2007 to 2014
Auburn Economic Development Commission
Auburn Transient - Homeless Taskforce Member
Auburn Endurance Capital Committee (Past Member)
Placer County Economic Development Board - Current Chairman of the Board
Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG)
SACOG Land Use Committee
SACOG Transportation Committee (Past member)
Placer County Flood Control and Water Conservation District Board Member
Placer County Boys and Girls Club Board Member (Since 2012)
Placer County Boys and Girls Club Business Support Chairman
Auburn Community Cancer Endowment Fund (ACCEF), Past Board Member
Auburn Robalos Swim Team, Past President
North State Builders Industry Association Member
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Graduate, BS in Civil Engineering
California Registered Professional Civil Engineer (PE)
30 years experience designing public roads, sewer, water and drainage systems
Business Owner - Wood Rodgers Engineering Inc.