Matthew Vasilakis is dedicated to ensuring all communities are uplifted by inclusive and meaningful policies that address the climate crisis. As the Co-Director of Policy at Climate Action Campaign, Mat works with an exceptional team of advocates fighting for an equitable and sustainable future that can advance environmental, racial and social justice. 

Matthew currently sits on the boards of the San Diego Urban Sustainability Coalition and Lambda Archives San Diego–an LGBTQ+ historical society. Mat also sits on the local Sierra Club chapter political committee, and is a co-founder of the YIMBY Democrats of San Diego County. He is also an alumnus of the San Diego Leadership Alliance Institute, 2018 cohort, and the San Diego and Imperial County Community College Association, 2014 cohort.


Matthew earned both his B.A. and M.A. in history at San Diego State University, after earning his associates degree at MiraCosta Community College.