2019 Environmental Business Leadership Conference

The Four Seasons Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland
July 10, 2019
Registration Open

Matthew Rowe, Assistant Director, Water and Science Administration, Maryland Department of the Environment

Matthew Rowe, Assistant Director, Water and Science Administration, Maryland Department of the Environment

Matthew Rowe is the Assistant Director of Maryland Department of the Environment Water and Science Administration which oversees approximately 300 staff implementing state and federal clean water programs regulating wastewater, stormwater, wetlands, and compliance, as well as water quality monitoring, standards development, TMDL and non-point source management programs. Matt has a Bachelor of the Arts degree from Eckerd College, a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science/Stream Ecology from Oregon State University, and an Executive Education Program certificate in National Smart Growth Leadership from the University of Maryland. Matt has served on the Maryland Water Monitoring Council Board of Directors and chaired Leadership Development Program implementation throughout the Department.

Prior to MDE, Matt worked in streams research at the University of Maryland, as a field biologist with the Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, as a research fellow with EPA's National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, and as an engineering technician in the private sector. Matt lives with his wife Rebecca and three children (Elizabeth, Isaac and Aidan) in Columbia, Md.