Freeholder Matthew Holt was elected in 2007 and joined the NJTPA Board of Trustees in 2008. He served as NJTPA Chair for the 2012-2013 term.
In 2013, Freeholder Holt received the National Association of Regional Council’s (NARC) Tom Bradley Leadership Award and was elected to NARC’s national Board of Directors.
A strong supporter of investment in transportation, Freeholder Holt has long advocated for a return of rail service to Hampton and Flemington. He also is a member of the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition, an organization of Raritan Valley Line riders, elected officials, and representatives from the counties of Hunterdon, Somerset, Middlesex and Union.
Freeholder Holt served as mayor of the Town of Clinton (2004–2005), after previously serving for eight years on the Town Council and one year on the Clinton Board of Education.
Freeholder Holt is National New Business Manager for Arena Americas.