Mr. Dickson was elected in 2018.
Mr. Dickson serves on the Newton Planning Board.
Previously, Matthew worked for a hazardous materials response cleanup company and was in charge of a cleanup crew for large scale incident on Delaware River. Obtained EMT certification and began working in paid EMS. Currently, Matthew has obtained both NJ and National paramedic certification and is performing the duties of a paramedic. Matthew works full time for Atlantic Health and is per-diem at Saint Clare’s and University Hospital.
Volunteer Service and Organizations
During his youth, Matthew was a member of a youth group that participated in various mission trips. He continued his efforts of helping other when he was a member of Rockaway Twp. Fire and EMS. Since moving to Newton, Matthew has spent time volunteering as a mite coach for the Newton Roller Hockey league. Matthew has also participated in the WatchD.O.G.S. Program at the elementary school.
After graduating from Morris Knolls H.S., he attended LaSalle University in Philadelphia, Pa., studying Criminal Justice and Communications. Most recently he attended Ocean County Community College to obtain his paramedic certification.
Matthew is a native of New Jersey, growing up in Rockaway Twp. He moved to Newton in 2009, where he lives now with his wife, Grace, her daughter, and their two boys.