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Ward 7

Mike Matson, 7th Ward



Alderman Matson Professional PhotoEmail: mmatson@ci.davenport.ia.us
Office: 563-888-2066
Term: 2008 - Current
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Family
Wife: Trish
Children: Joseph, Kathryn, Patrick, Sarah

Personal Info

33 years in Davenport
20 years abroad in Army


Occupation & Skills

Leader & Instructor - Davenport Community School District’s Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC)


U.S. ARMY/ Veteran (Retired, Army Sergeant Major) June 1982-Sept. 2003
• Legion of Merit Award Medal
• Multiple Meritorious Service Award Medals
• Joint Service and numerous Army Commendation and Good Conduct Award medals
• Graduate of the U.S. Army Ranger, Light Leader, Sniper, Jumpmaster, Pathfinder, Battle Staff, and Air Assault schools
• Service in Operation Enduring Freedom (Qatar and Afghanistan) with assignment as the Joint Forces Special Operations Component Command Operations Sergeant Major/ Supervisor

Education
Bachelor of Arts - Columbia College
U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy
Current State of Iowa Teaching License (Military Science)

Memberships & Community Involvement
Current:
American Legion Post 26 in Davenport, Commander
Association of the U.S. Army, Rock Island Arsenal (RIA) Chapter (AUSA), Life Member
Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Life Member
Scott County, Iowa - Veterans Affairs Commission, Member
U.S. Army Ranger Association (USARA), Life Member

Former:
Association of the U.S. Army, Rock Island Arsenal (RIA) Chapter (AUSA), Vice-President


City Liaison Appointments
Intergovernmental Committee