Matthew E. Hayward is the Grassroots Coordinator at the Freedom Foundation. When he is not working with local activists around the State, he is filing public records requests and uncovering government waste and fraud.
Before coming to work at the Freedom Foundation, Matthew worked inside government for the Depart of Agriculture where he supervised and helped coordinate efforts between federal and other state agencies, tribes and volunteer organizations around the Puget Sound.
Matthew has been passionately engaged in politics since 2007 and is experienced at building coalitions, training and organizing volunteer activists to maximize their effectiveness. Matthew is also a small business owner.
In his free time, Matthew enjoys spending time with his family and playing soccer.