1B08 – Josh Mater

  • Joshua Mater is a native of Oregon and has been a resident in Washington D.C. for the last five years where he currently serves as the Director of Personal Property Management for the U.S. State Department.  Mr. Mater is responsible for $6 billion in personal property located at more than 275 overseas embassies and 300 domestic offices used to carry out the foreign affairs mission of the United States.  Prior to joining the State Department in 2013, Joshua served as a Deputy Commander for the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade overseeing the transition of logistics operations between the Departments of Defense and State in Iraq.  He is a veteran of the United States Army and Purple Heart recipient with multiple overseas tours including Operation Iraq Freedom.  He earned duel bachelor degrees in geosciences and internal studies from Oregon State University and a Master’s Degree in Management and Leadership from Webster’s University.