Val Thomas-Matson | HKCC Bio

 

Mrs. Thomas-Matson is the Program Manager for the Healthy King County Coalition, which mobilizes community members, and community based organizations to achieve health equity.

Prior to coming to the coalition, Thomas-Matson worked for 15 years, as an organizer for King County’s Community Organizing Program, Through associations such as block-watch, neighborhood groups and community coalitions Thomas-Matson facilitated and managed groups in developing self-identified solutions for neighborhood specific problems, such as substance abuse and violence related issues.

While at King County, she produced and hosted a public affairs talk show for King County TV called, Communities in Action.

Thomas-Matson earned her B.A. in Broadcast Communications and Early Childhood Development at Western Washington University.

Thomas-Matson is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.