Matthew Mairinger was elected as NAYGN Durham vice-president from 2015-2017 and was elected NAYGN Durham president from 2017-2019. He has served on the NAYGN Benchmarking, Public Information, and Engagement committees. In 2018 he was awarded the NAYGN individual achievement award and during his role as president the NAYGN Durham chapter received the best chapter in Canada award. He is currently a board member with the the Canadian Nuclear Association and is a Young Energy Professional member in the Energy Council of Canada.
Matthew is a Professional Engineer in the province of Ontario and received his Bachelor of Engineering in Nuclear Engineering degree from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in 2014. He works for Ontario Power Generation (OPG) at the Pickering nuclear plant as the Senior Advisor in Stakeholder Relations. He resides in Ajax, Ontario, and enjoys water sports such as surfing, skimboarding, and windsurfing.