Matthew Brinn

Position
Communication and Engagement Manager
Office Phone
Office
102 MacMillan Annex
Bio/Description

Role

Matt Brinn is the Communication and Engagement Manager in the Office of Sustainability. In this role, he oversees a number of projects to inspire undergraduate and graduate students to pursue policy change in the sustainability space across campus. Additionally, he promotes the groundbreaking research and practical application of Princeton's Sustainability Action Plan, which seeks to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2046.

Background

Prior to joining the Office of Sustainability, Matt was the Acting Associate Director of Outreach and Communications in the Office of State Affairs. 

Before that, he was a Constituent Advocate and Communications Director for the District Office of Assembly Majority Leader Louis Greenwald and Assemblywoman Pamela Lampitt in New Jersey's 6th Legislative District. In his role, Matt worked with a team of policy experts and constituent services specialists to advance legislation and match residents with programs and resources to improve their lives. 

Earlier in his career, Matt was the Recruitment Manager at Girl Scouts of Central & Southern NJ where he led a team of specialists in recruiting adult volunteer mentors to build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. Prior to that, as Corporate and Foundation Relations Coordinator and as a Community Development Specialist, Matt secured partnerships with local organizations to increase funding and provide programming opportunities in under-served areas. 

Matt holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Professional Writing from The College of New Jersey and lives with his wife, Melissa, and daughter, Penelope, in Cherry Hill, NJ.

Fun Fact

In his spare time, Matt enjoys reading every book he can get his hands on, scrabbling on incredibly dangerous rock faces, and scrolling his phone for fun facts to share at parties. 

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