Parliamentary Breakfastadmin February 4, 2017
Matt DeCourcey is a community outreach and engagement specialist, and proud New Brunswicker. On October 19, 2015, he was elected as the youngest ever Member of Parliament for Fredericton.
Matt worked as Director of Communications, Education and Outreach with the New Brunswick Child and Youth Advocate. Among his many accomplishments as a progressive champion for caring and inclusive communities, Matt established and directed the International Summer Course on the Rights of the Child and UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools in New Brunswick. He spent months working on health-education projects in The Gambia (West Africa), and established the Wanderers Friendship Cup, a youth soccer tournament and health-education initiative in The Gambia and Fredericton.
Matt’s professional experience includes international work as a recruitment officer with St. Thomas University, and as an aide for two Members of Parliament. Matt holds a Master of Public Relations from Mount Saint Vincent University, and a Bachelor of Arts from St. Thomas University (STU). He is a 2012 Action Canada Fellow. Matt has volunteered as a Director of the Fredericton YMCA, President of the STU Alumni Association, Board Member with CISV Fredericton, and Provincial Coordinator of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO Youth Advisory Group.