Matt Blake - Councilmember

First Elected: 2020
Current Term Expires: December 31, 2024


Matt moved to the Des Moines metro to attend law school at Drake University Law School, graduating in 2015. Matt works in government relations for Leading Age Iowa of Urbandale, where he advocates for older Iowans and nonprofit aging services providers throughout the state. Matt joined the Iowa Army National Guard after graduating from law school. He serves his state as a Judge Advocate (JAG Officer) for Trial Defense Services based at Camp Dodge in Johnston. 

Matt has served on the following committees:

  • BRAVO Greater Des Moines – Member (2020-Present) 
  • Urbandale 4th of July Celebration – Past President (2017-Present)
  • Urbandale Civil Rights Commission – Past Member (2017-2019)

Matt is married to Dr. Alaina Blake, an optometrist with a practice in Waukee. 

Matt Blake