Matt O’Malley, Treasurer
Coastkeeper, San Diego Coastkeeper
Matt serves as Waterkeeper and Legal & Policy Director where he protects the waters of San Diego County by utilizing local, state, and national laws and regulations and through community engagement. Prior to joining Coastkeeper, Matt practiced public-interest environmental and land-use law both through his own firm and with Wildlaw, a nonprofit law firm. Having represented a wide array of groups in the federal, state, and local arenas, Matt has worked on issues such as Clean Water Act and NPDES permits and enforcement, water supply, CEQA and NEPA, land-use and growth management, the Endangered Species Act, groundwater and soils remediation, and environmental justice, to name a few. Matt also serves as the Legal Committee Chair of the California Coastkeeper Alliance. He is actively licensed to practice law in California, Florida, and Washington.