Matt John Evans

OSAID Program Coordinator

OSAID, in partnership with the Ontario Trillium Foundation, has launched a Youth Leadership Team in Grey/Bruce and Huron/Perth counties to promote safe driving behaviours among teens. 

Matt John Evans is an educator and an actor who has worked with youth programs across Canada for over 25 years.  His powerful, motivational talks have inspired youth right across Canada.


Matt's achievements and awards are numerous and include:


- Executive Director for Ontario Students Against Impaired Driving for over 25 years

- Recipient of the Provincial Road Safety Achievement Award for Professionalism in 2006 and 2010 (awarded by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation)

- Recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016 for his dedicated work with OSAID.

As an actor he has numerous films to his credit including Beowulf and Grendel, Black Swan, The Birder, Things To Do and others. On TV he has appeared in the series, Highlander The Raven, and Daring and Grace. .  He is also the recipient of 6 best actor awards from the Western Ontario Drama League.