Matt Whitman was first elected to Halifax Regional Council in October 2012, representing District 13 – Hammonds Plains – St. Margarets. Councillor Whitman was elected Deputy Mayor by his colleagues in November 2015 for a one year term.
Matt is a life-long resident of HRM, currently living in Hammonds Plains. He graduated from St. Mary’s University and has spent twenty years as a Finance and Information Technology Entrepreneur. He has been researching Networking since 1992 and over the past twelve years invented "Reverse Networking". Matt and his wife, Cathy, have a son and a daughter.
Councillor Whitman is a member of the following Boards and Committees:
- North West Community Council
- Appeals Standing Committee
- Audit and Finance Standing Committee
- Active Transportation Advisory Committee
- Community Monitoring Committee
- Investment Policy Advisory Committee