Matt Vander Sluis

Deputy Director

Matt Vander Sluis guides Greenbelt Alliance’s campaigns and projects that protect the Bay Area’s natural and agricultural landscapes and create thriving neighborhoods with homes affordable to all.

Prior to joining Greenbelt Alliance in 2010, Matt managed the climate policy program for the Planning and Conservation League, a statewide environmental nonprofit in Sacramento, where he shaped state policies to shorten commutes through better land use planning. His work has been covered by a variety of media outlets, including the Atlantic Monthly, the San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, and KQED’s QUEST. In 2017, he was named one of the East Bay’s 40 under 40 by Diablo Magazine.

Matt graduated from Stanford University in American Studies in 2003. He enjoys the abundance of live music venues in the Bay Area and has a hankering for experimental video art.

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