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Ryann is part of the State Affairs team, focusing on budget, housing, education and environmental issues. She joined CFM in 2022 after working for Oregon House Speaker Dan Rayfield, starting when he was co-chair of the Joint Ways and Means Committee. Before that, Ryann worked for Rep. Paul Holvey and the Oregon League of Conservation Voters. She earned her bachelor’s degree in environmental science at Portland State University and played lacrosse for four years, the last year as team captain. Ryann and her husband, Sean, live in Wilsonville with their two dogs, Harper and Stella. She enjoys hiking, woodworking and Oregon beaches. During the pandemic, Ryann took an interest in baking, attempting to master boules and focaccia bread. [Secret ambition: Brew a Belgian sour beer from start to finish]