Term Years

About Ryan

City Council Member

Ryan is the dad of two young girls who attend public school in Boulder. He brings a background and a passion for climate resilience, safe streets, and transportation and housing options.

He is especially excited about the potential to create a more multimodal, transit-rich transportation system that works for everyone in Boulder.

In his day job, Ryan is an advocate and advisor for climate action and transportation options. He runs the small consultancy, More Mobility.

Prior to being elected to City Council, Ryan served on Boulder’s Transportation Advisory Board (TAB). As a member of TAB, he helped to establish the Core Arterial Network, which expands Boulder’s protected bikeway network, initiate a new program of e-bike incentives, and start to advance parking reform.

Originally from southern Oregon, Ryan has an undergraduate degree in finance from Oregon State University and an M.B.A. from Thunderbird. He served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Kyrgyzstan.

2024 City Council Committee Assignments:

  • Intergovernmental Organizations: Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG); Commuting Solutions; State Highway 7 Coalition
  • Internal City Committees: Council Employee Evaluation Committee; Financial Strategy Committee
  • Sister City Liaison: Dushanbe, Tajikistan