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Mayor's Bio


Mayor MatsonEmail:
Office: 563-326-7701
Term: 2020 - Current
Term as Alderman: 2008-2019

Wife: Trish
Children: Joseph, Kathryn, Patrick, Sarah 

Personal Info 
33 years in Davenport
20 years abroad in Army

Occupation Skills
Leader & Instructor - Davenport Community School District's Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC)
U.S. ARMY/ Veteran (Retired, Army Sergeant Major) June 1982-Sept. 2003
• Legion of Merit Award Medal
• Multiple Meritorious Service Award Medals
• Joint Service and numerous Army Commendation and Good Conduct Award medals
• Graduate of the U.S. Army Ranger, Light Leader, Sniper, Jumpmaster, Pathfinder, Battle Staff, and Air Assault schools
• Service in Operation Enduring Freedom (Qatar and Afghanistan) with assignment as the Joint Forces Special Operations Component Command Operations Sergeant Major/ Supervisor

Bachelor of Arts - Columbia College
U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy
Current State of Iowa Teaching License (Military Science)

Memberships & Community Involvement
American Legion Post 26 in Davenport, Commander
Association of the U.S. Army, Rock Island Arsenal (RIA) Chapter (AUSA), Life Member
Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Life Member
Scott County, Iowa - Veterans Affairs Commission, Member
U.S. Army Ranger Association (USARA), Life Member

Association of the U.S. Army, Rock Island Arsenal (RIA) Chapter (AUSA), Vice-President