Founder of of NJ Community Solutions, LLC, Matt currently serves as the League's Labor Consultant. In this role, he leads a series of management workshops to educate those working in key local government positions.
Matt's experience in municipal management spans 40 years in both local and state government administration, serving in three different states but primarily in New Jersey. Watkins has served in seven different New Jersey communities, ranging from urban to suburban municipalities. In addition, Watkins served as the New Jersey Director of Local Government Services, Commissioner of the Public Employment Relations Commission, and President of the New Jersey Municipal Managers Association.