Bernadette Matthews served as a fact-checker for Guampedia during late 2006 until the summer of 2007.  Matthews received a BA in psychology at the University of Guam in 2008. She is currently a graduate student at the university pursuing a master’s degree in psychology.

Matthews served as president of the Psychology Club at the University of Guam and since 2005 was involved in several of the club’s community service projects. In 2007, she volunteered with the traveling Human Rights Watch International Film Festival, a venue for films with distinctive human rights themes that was hosted by UOG.

Matthews is from the village of Malojloj and is a 2002 graduate of Southern High School.