Matthew is senior at the University of Saint Thomas with majors in political science, international economics, and international studies. He currently serves as a Program Co-Chair on the executive board. This summer, he traveled through 15 countries in Europe studying the implementation of the European Water Framework Directive. He plans to attend law school next year with directed study in international environmental law. In the long term Matthew hopes to work to resolve disputes over transboundary water issues and consult governments and businesses on policies which achieve increased water conservation. In his free time, Matthew likes to read, travel, spend time outdoors, and enjoy time with family.