Matt and his wife, Viktoriya, reside in Spokane Valley.
Rep. Matt Shea is recognized nationally as a Constitutional conservative and a pro-liberty legislator. He was elected to the Washington House of Representatives in November 2008.
After completing Gonzaga University’s ROTC program as a distinguished military graduate, Matt earned a commission in the U.S. Army. He served two combat tours, including eight months as a platoon leader in Bosnia and 11 months as a company commander and logistics officer in Iraq. For his service, Matt was awarded a Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, and Combat Infantryman’s Badge, among many other awards and commendations.