Dr. Matthew J. Samocki
THRIVE Portfolio Director & Steering Team member of the Great Lakes Bay Region Mental Health Partnership



Matt was formerly an administrator with the Central Michigan Science, Mathematics, Technology Center (SMTC) at Central Michigan University.  Prior to that, he served as an assistant principal at H.H. Dow High School and was a teacher at Freeland High School.  Matt earned a bachelor’s degree with a major in interdisciplinary social sciences and a minor in psychology, plus a master’s degree in curriculum and teaching from Michigan State University.  He earned his doctoral degree in educational leadership from Central Michigan University.  With a strong commitment to improve health and sustain economic growth, he embraces highly effective and coordinated stakeholder collaboration to positively impact health, healthcare and economic success in the Great Lakes Bay Region.

Doctor of Education (2018) - Central Michigan University
Master's of Arts in Curriculum and Teaching (2005) - Michigan State University
Bachelor Science with a major in Human Resources and Society and a minor in Psychology (2000) - Michigan State University

Work Related Websites: 


Great Lakes Bay Region Mental Health Partnership


Primary Address:

Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance

117 S. Main Street, Suite 3

Freeland, MI 48623

To connect or to ask questions, contact us at: admin@thrivegreatlakesbay.org

    Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance    

117 S. Main, Suite 3

Freeland, MI 48623

Tel: 989.695.6100

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