A Boston native, Matt O’Malley grew up in Roslindale and now serves Boston as City Councilor of District 6, which includes West Roxbury, Mission Hill, Jamaica Plain and parts of Roxbury and Roslindale. O’Malley attended Boston Latin School, where he was a Ward Fellow himself, and George Washington University in Washington D.C. O’Malley has a vibrant personality and while he serves his community as a City Councilor he is also very active within the Boston Latin School community by participating in BLSA events and participating annually at commencement.
Among the many issues Councilor O’Malley advocates for, environmental protection and access to public schools are two areas he focuses on. He helped promote curbside compost system which in turn helped create the Clean Boston Task Force. He was first elected as City Councilor on November 6th, 2010. Councilor O’Malley serves on numerous committees of the City Council including Healthy Women, Families and Communities and serves as the chair of the Environment, Sustainability and Parks committee.
Councilor O’Malley embodies the traits of an activist, reformer and simply stated, a hard worker. He was born to help lead Boston and Boston agrees as they showered when he won re-election by a record-breaking 18,204 votes. Currently, O’Malley lives in Roslindale with his wife Kathryn. District 6 is very fortunate to have Councilor O’Malley representing them.