A little about Matt Silva

Matt Silva and his wife, Maya, bought their first home in Oakview in 2001. They live there with their one year old daughter. He works as a Port Engineer, improving, maintaining, and repairing Tug boats and support equipment for Hays Tug and Launch. He also helps train and mold new boat engineers, teaching them how to identify and address problems.

In 2007, Matt got involved civically to address concerns in his neighborhood. He captained clean ups at the Swedish Cabin and along creek road for several years. He volunteers with the Friends of the Swedish Cabin for different events. He has also volunteered with the Cobbs Creek Civic Association on their forest restoration projects. He is a member of the Lansdowne Friends Meeting and he is volunteers with their youth program, First Day School.

For 8 years, Matt has volunteered on Campaigns for candidates he felt would be good for the community. He has run for local office, and has been on hand to help newly elected officials when many of his running mates won over the years.