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Sacramento, Placer County, CA November 8, 2005 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Matthew L "Matt" Friedman

Candidate for
Board Member to succeed TERI FERGUSON; Center Unified School District

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Matt Friedman is a native of Burlingame, California and a graduate of Mills High School in Millbrae, CA. He was graduated from with a BA in Biology, Anthropology and Environmental Studies from Macalester College in St. Paul, MN and he earned a Masters in Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina. Rabbi Friedman received an MAHL and Rabbinical Ordination from Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, OH. In addition Friedman earned certification as an Executive Coach from the Professional School of Psychology in Sacramento.

Friedman has served congregations in Arkansas, Missouri and California. Currently he is working as a consultant, Executive Coach and instructor at The University of Phoenix and California State University Sacramento. Friedman is a long time member of the Rotary Club and is a Paul Harris Fellow. He has held numerous community leadership positions including service on the Planning Commission of St. Joseph, MO, the Airport Commission of Hot Springs, AR, the Ethics Committee of the Hearland Regional Health System of St. Joseph, MO.and the Board of Directors of the Auburn Daybreak Rotary Club. In his spare time he enjoys travel, sports and music.

Currently Friedman resides in the Sacramento area with his wife Mary, who teaches courses in US History and the Holocaust at Jesuit High School, and their young daughter Talia.

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