Judge Matt Sebesta, Brazoria County
Matt Sebesta is a lifelong resident of Brazoria County. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in Civil Engineering. Matt is a licensed Professional Engineer and Registered Professional Land Surveyor.
Public service started for Matt in 1990 when appointed to the Planning and Zoning Commission for the City of Angleton. Matt is in his 24th year of elected office, currently serving his 1st term as County Judge after his stints of serving as a Councilman, Mayor and County Commissioner. In 1996, he was appointed to the Regional Resource Commission by Governor George W. Bush and later as Chairman of the Regional Resource Commission in 1998 by Governor Bush; a position he continues to hold today. Matt serves as the Brazoria County representative to the HGAC Transportation Policy Council where he was recently elected Chairman. He also serves on the Board of Directors for The Economic Development Alliance of Brazoria County, on the Leukemia Lymphoma Advisory Board and currently serves as Chairman for the Lower Brazos River Coalition. He continues to serve on the Board of the Conference of Urban Counties and its Policy Council. Matt is a past president of the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers and was named Outstanding Young Engineer of the Year in 1994. Matt annually hosts the Mike Ogden Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Matt and his wife Monica have been married for 30 years and have two sons, Joshua and Ryan. The Sebesta family are active members of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Danbury where Monica serves as Director of Religious Education.