Matt is a freshman at the University of Connecticut pursuing a double major in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences & History with minors in Psychology and Political Science. Matt is an active member of the University of Connecticut Marching Band and Pep Band where he plays alto saxophone and mellophone. He also founded the first Family Chapter in Ellington, Connecticut in October of 2017. Fort Lauderdale will be Matt’s fifth conference, his second as a member of the TAC. He looks forward to meeting new people while reconnecting with old friends. Matt is so grateful for all the people he has met at NSA Conferences and how much he has learned about advocacy and becoming a more confident speaker.