Matt Smith is the Managing Director of Passim, a non-profit arts organization in Cambridge, MA. Club Passim, which started at Club 47 in 1958, hosts over 400 shows per year in their 110-seat venue. Matt has been on panels, juries and committees at the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, Folk Alliance International, and the Northeast Regional Folk Alliance. He has worked as a tour manager, sound engineer, and stage manager/MC for various tours and festivals. Matt has also served two terms on the Board of Directors of Folk Alliance International and is a former President of that board.