Matt Rexroad has been an influential thread throughout the local, statewide, and national political scene for nearly 30 years.

Matt Rexroad has been an influential part of California politics for more than 25 years. As a leading political consultant, a former senior staff person in the California Legislature, and a former elected official, Matt has a strong understanding of politics, government, and policy.

Meridian Pacific has run political and public affairs campaigns throughout California. Matt has provided strategic counsel to hundreds of campaigns — helping the firm win some of the most important political contests in the past decade.

Elected to the Yolo County Board of Supervisors 2006, Matt Rexroad was re-elected twice without opposition. He previously served as the Vice-Mayor and Mayor of Woodland from 2002-2006.

Matt Rexroad served for 13 years in Force Recon units of the United States Marine Corps, including a deployment to Kuwait and Iraq in 2003 with 1st Force Recon. He spent more than five years as a Force Recon Operator with cross training in Embarkation and Intelligence, completing his service at the rank of Staff Sergeant.

Matt is a graduate of the following military courses; Marine Combat Training, Embarkation/Logistics Clerk, USMC Intelligence Analyst, USMS Mountain Survival Instructor, US Navy Search Escape Rescue and Evade (SERE), US Army Airborne School, USMC Basic Recon Course, USMC High Altitude High Opening Transition, and Military Freefall (HALO). He also holds a black belt in the Korean martial art of Kuk Sool Won.

Matt Rexroad earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, a law degree from McGeorge School of Law while working full-time in the State Legislature, and a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Southern California Sacramento Center. He is an active member of the California State Bar and the American Institute of Parliamentarians.

Matt has served others in a variety of ways including being a two-time bone marrow donor and licensed foster parent. As an adopted child himself at 6 days old, Matt understands that selfless individuals can make a critical difference in the lives of those in our community.

Matt and his wife, Jenn, live in Woodland with their children, Abigail and Adam. They are a licensed foster/resource family.

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