Nikiforos Mathews, Archon Ekdikos, was appointed Regional Commander for District One. “We are looking forward to working with Nikiforos as we seek to advance our religious freedom mission on behalf of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in New York," stated National Commander Anthony J. Limberakis, MD.
Archon Mathews, who is of Imvrian background, is married with two children. He is a member of the community and parish council of the Annunciation in Stamford, Connecticut, where his father, Fr. Constantine Mathews, serves as the parish priest.
Archon Mathews practices as a finance attorney in Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP's New York office and once served as a law clerk to the Hon. Archon Nicholas Tsoucalas in the United States Court of International Trade. From 1999 to 2007, Archon Mathews held a commission as a Captain in the United States Army Reserve, where he was qualified to practice as a Judge Advocate. A veteran of both Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, he served as an Operational and Administrative Law attorney in Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan. Among other honors, Archon Mathews was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal in connection with his military service.