Ward 3Ryan grew up on Woodydell Ave. in Ward 3, attending Dr. D. W. Penner School, Minnetonka School and Glenlawn Collegiate in the Louis Riel School Division (LRSD). Today, he lives with his family in St. Vital.
He worked in the office of City Councillor for the past 8 years, during which he collaborated with LRSD on creating shared student and neighbourhood spaces. He was also a community correspondent for The Free Press Community Review (formerly The Lance).
Ryan has been an active volunteer for many years with a focus on leading and supporting numerous neighbourhood initiatives. He is passionate about empowering the next generation and building a strong community.