Matthew Naud is the City of Ann Arbor's environmental coordinator. He has worked for the city since 2001 and provides staff support for the Environmental Commission. He is a member of the Urban Sustainability Directors Network.  He helped to found the Michigan Green Communities network and the Great Lakes Climate Adaptation Network.  He was not reappointed to a second three-year term on the EPA Board of Scientific Counselors - Sustainable and Healthy Communities  

Matt Naud at the March 2010 HomeGrown Local Food Summit at the University of Michigan's Dana Building. (Photo courtesy of The Ann Arbor Chronicle.)

Naud has spoken extensively about the state of the Huron River and sustainability initiatives. He made a tour of the Huron River for Google Earth.

He has served on the boards for the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, the Alumni Association of University of Michigan, the University of Detroit High School, and the Ypsilanti Otters Swim Club.

He tweets at @grea2n.

Naud holds masters degrees in biology and public policy from the University of Michigan and an undergraduate degree from Boston College. Previous work experience includes being a project manager for ICF Inc. (1990-1999), working in government relations for the University of Michigan (1988-1990), and as a research assistant for Ecogen (1986-1987).

Naud is married to Mary Harrington, vice president and director Mathematica Policy Research's Ann Arbor office. They have two children and live in the Dolph Nature Area neighborhood on Ann Arbor's far west side.


In the news

Fighting climate change: Ann Arbor taking steps to advance Climate Action Plan goals – MLive, Oct. 21, 2014

Issues of the Environment: Ann Arbor's Climate Action Plan – WEMU, Nov. 29, 2013

Sustainable Ann Arbor Forum: Planning for Change in Our Community – Ann Arbor District Library video of forum on Jan. 9, 2013

Sustainable Ann Arbor Forum: Resource Management – Ann Arbor District Library video of Naud's presentation, Jan. 12, 2012

Guest Blogger – Concentrate, September 2011

Teeter Talk interview – December 2007